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3. Bridge of Istanbul – Yavuz Sultan Selim – HIOL-A High Intensity Aviation Obstruction Lights System
- Location: Istanbul, Turkey
- Year: 2016
- Obstruction Lights type: 40 PCS High Intensity LED Lights (2.000 cd white light during the night time, 20.000 cd during the twilight and 200.000 cd during the day time) and 4 PCS Control Panels
- Altitude of the obstacle: 322 m (1,056 ft)
The Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge (Yavuz Sultan Selim name is ninth sultan of Ottoman Empire) is a bridge for rail and motor vehicle transit over the Bosphorus strait, to the north of two existing suspension bridges in Istanbul, Turkey. It was firstly named the Third Bosphorus Bridge because it is 3rd bridge that provides a vital link between the Europe and Asia.
The bridge is the tallest suspension bridge in the World at 322 m (1,056 ft). It is the second-tallest bridge in the world of any type. The bridge is also one of the world’s widest suspension bridges, at 58.5 metres (192 ft) wide.
Wetra High Intensity LED Obstruction lights are preffered for air traffic safety of the bridge. For Aviation lighting, 4 pcs HIOL-A-360° on the top and 36 pcs HIOL-A-120° for marking of alongside of the bridge are applied and its totally appropriate with ICAO and FAA rules. All the lamps are lighting synchronous through GPS system.
We were in the site of the bridge to assist Siemens technical team when the entire system was rolled out. We corrected the erroneous operations and made GPS, Twilight and night sensors correctly positioned. Our technical team, that specializes about Aviation obstruction lights, worked until the LED Aviation obstruction lighting system running correctly.
We light up the airspace of the Istanbul Bosphorus