Karakaya Lake Railroad Bridge

The railroad bridge built on Karakaya Lake is the longest railroad bridge in Turkey. This 2,030-meter bridge is 60 meters tall. Standing on thirty reinforced concrete piers, the bridge was constructed using twenty-nine steel girders 65 m in length, each weighing 366 tons.


Client General Directorate of Railway, Port and Airport Construction (DLH)

Location Malatya / Turkey

Contract Date 17 September 1981

Completion Date 28 January 1986



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