HCMC to build one more bridge over Saigon river

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Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has assigned the Ministry of Planning and Investment to work with the Ministry of Transport and the HCMC People’s Committee to assess one more bridge project over Saigon river.

Thu Thiem 4 Bridge is expected to be built over the Saigon River to connect District 2 and 7 in HCMC

Thu Thiem 4 Bridge is expected to be built over the Saigon River to connect District 2 and 7 in HCMC

After assessing, they have been asked to submit the project to the Prime Minister to decide investment policy.
The bridge named Thu Thiem 4 will connect Thu Thiem new urban area in district 2 with district 7 in the south of the city.
The 2,160 meter bridge will have six lanes and two branches N1 and N2 approaching Huynh Tan Phat and Nguyen Van Linh streets in district 7.
The project is expected to contribute in reducing traffic pressure for roads from Binh Thanh and Thu Duc to districts 7, Binh Chanh and Nha Be; link up Thu Thiem New urban area with downtown area, district 4 and 7, boosting the development of Thu Thiem new urban area and other urban areas in the southern part of the city.

By LAM NGUYEN – Translated by Hai Mien

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