TITLE

Japanese Team Goes Deep To Link Istanbul's Two Parts

AUTHOR(S)
Reina, Peter
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;3/13/2006, Vol. 256 Issue 10, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the construction of the world's deepest sunken tube tunnel, which are emerging from dry docks on the Marmara Sea coastline, Istanbul. The 1.4-kilometer-long twin tube will carry a new $3-billion urban railroad under the Bosporus waterway, to link the Asian and European sides of the Turkish city. Upgrading the route and installing equipment will form the project's largest single contract, largely funded by European Investment Bank loans.
ACCESSION #
20267920

 

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