The construction of a third suspension bridge over the Bosphorus Strait relied on the Leica Nova MS50’s unique capability to deliver data using a multitude of accurate surveying methods. The impressive new bridge, designed to ease Istanbul’s traffic congestion, is a gigantic feat of modern engineering supporting Istanbul’s commercial and financial growth. Built by ICA Construction, the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, provides the transcontinental city with additional rail and road transit capacity across the waters that connect Europe with Asia.
The Leica Nova MS50 MultiStation, together with ICA’s existing Leica Viva GS15 GNSS receivers, was used during construction for establishing control, deformation monitoring and checking the as–built against design.
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