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World’s Widest Suspension Bridge Being Built Over Bosphorus

A new bridge, the widest in the world, being constructed over the Bosphorus Strait, will provide another transportation route connecting Europe and Asia. Thousands of employees and engineers are working 24 hours a day on construction of the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey. The suspension bridge is almost 60 meters (200 feet) wide with eight traffic lanes and two rail lines. It will stretch over 2 kilometers with about 1.5 kilometers over water, and will be the longest...

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