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The Bosphorus Brig, an aa cried the First Bosphorus Brig or simply the First Brig ([Boğaziçi Köprüsü, 1. Boğaziçi Köprüsü or Birinci Köprü] error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help)), is ane o twa suspension brigs spannin the Bosphorus strait (Turkis: Boğaziçi) in Istanbul, Turkey; thus connectin Europe an Asie (the ither ane is the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Brig, which is cried the Seicont Bosphorus Brig).

Bosphorus Brig
Bosphorus Bridge.jpg
Bosphorus Brig (1973) in Istanbul, connectin Europe an Asia.
Coordinates 41°02′43″N 29°02′04″E / 41.04528°N 29.03444°E / 41.04528; 29.03444Coordinates: 41°02′43″N 29°02′04″E / 41.04528°N 29.03444°E / 41.04528; 29.03444
Crosses Bosphorus strait
Locale Istanbul
Design Suspension brig
Material Steel
Tot lenth 1,560 m (5,118 ft)[1]
Width 33.40 m (110 ft)[1]
Hicht 165 m (541 ft)[1]
Langest span 1,074 m (3,524 ft)[1]
Clearance ablo 64 m (210 ft)[1]
Designer Sir Nevzat Erol an William Brown
Construction begin 20 February 1970
Construction end 1 June 1973
Opened 30 October 1973
Daily traffic 200,000 [2]
Bosphorus Brig is locatit in Istanbul
Bosphorus Brig
Bosphorus Brig
Location in Istanbul