Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Urmia - Tabriz Bridge

This bridge goes through Lake Urmia and connects East Azerbaijan and West Azerbaijan. The highway was completed on 23 Aban, 1387. The bridge is the largest bridge project in Iran. This bridge is the longest bridge with 700 kilometers (430 mi) and the distance between Tabriz and Urmia contains 135 kilometers (84 mi) reduction. Passing the bridge the distance from Tehran to Urmia is 780 kilometers (480 mi). This bridge has an important role in the development of the cultural exchanges and tourism and trade between the two provinces of East Azerbaijan and West Azerbaijan and saves time and fuel consumption and reduce road accidents.