General Directorate of Highways shared the data about the Nissibi Bridge, which was built on the Atatürk Dam Lake, which was opened on May 21, 2015.
4 million vehicles crossed the Nissibi Bridge
The bridge, which is defined as the "Bosphorus Bridge of the East", is 2015 thousand 177 units in 184, 2016 thousand 379 units in 965, 2017 thousand 547 units in 500, 2018 thousand 664 units in 300, 2019 thousand 667 units in 950, 2020 thousand 630 units in 720, To date, 2021 million 670 thousand 16 vehicles have passed, including 3 thousand 737 vehicles in 635. With the data until May 2022, it is stated that the number of vehicles passing through has exceeded 4 million.
Nissibi Bridge, which was built between Şanlıurfa Siverek and Adıyaman Gerger with the project of Turkish engineers and architects, in the type of 'taut curved cable suspension bridge', provided great convenience to the people of the region as well as saving time and fuel. Vehicles and pedestrians, who previously waited for hours to cross the ferries, can now cross the bridge in minutes.
About the Nissibi Bridge
Nissibi Bridge is a taut sling bridge in the Turkish provinces of Adıyaman and Şanlıurfa. The bridge, which Gülsan İnşaat started to build on January 26, 2012, was built at a cost of ₺80 million. Initially, it was announced that the opening would take place in October 2014. However, it was later announced that the bridge would enter service in the first half of 2015. It was put into service by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on May 21, 2015. With the commissioning of the bridge, a highway connection has been established between the two sides of the Atatürk Dam Lake.