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Turkey opened an underground tunnel under the Bosporus

В Турции открыли подземный тоннель под БосфоромThe construction cost of 1.2 billion dollars.

In Istanbul, the opening of the first road tunnel under the Bosporus.

Two-level tunnel is called “Eurasia”. Its length is 14.6 kilometers, the length of the stretch of tunnel under the Bosphorus — 5.4 km, maximum depth of 106 meters under the surface of the Strait. The construction cost of 1.2 billion dollars, reports news Agency “Anadolu”. Tunnel “Eurasia” will allow to reduce travel time between areas kazlıçeşme and Goztepe in Istanbul with nearly 1.5 hours to 15 minutes.

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It is expected that it will pass at least 120 thousand cars per day.

“Eurasia” is the first road tunnel under the Bosporus. Runs Strait through a railway tunnel and several bridges.

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