Sluggish site clearance leads to delay of Thu Thiem 2 Bridge

The Department of Transport in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday said that it has petitioned to the People’s Committee and relating agencies to help speed up compensation and site clearance work of Thu Thiem 2 Bridge to hand over the vacant land to Dai Quang Minh Real Estate Investment Company.

Sluggish site clearance leads to delay of Thu Thiem 2 Bridge

Dai Quang Minh Real Estate Investment Company will work on the project and the bridge is expected to put into operation before April 30, 2020.
Until now, the bridge project falls behind schedule because of slow site clearance. Specifically, a land area of 13,000 square meter where six households and four companies are still located.
The total length of the Thu Thiem 2 Bridge will be 1.4 km, the length of the bridge is 885 m. It is designed as a cable-stayed bridge with 113 m pillar heading towards Thu Thiem New Urban.
Thu Thiem 2 will be the architectural highlight of the Saigon River day and night.
The main branch is 437m, 4 straight lanes that connect to Tong Duc Thang – Le Duan traffic intersection, crossing Nguyen Huu Canh – Le Thanh Ton traffic junction. The second branch consists of two lanes with the length of 195m, designed for vehicles going from District 1 to District 2. The road in District 2 connecting the Boulevard of Thu Thiem new urban area has a total length of 140m.
It starts from Me Linh project along Ton Duc Thang Street and follows the Sai Gon River to enter the main branch.
The second branch consists of two lanes with a total length of 192m along the bridge leading the main branch in District 1 connected to Ton Duc Thang Street via Ton Duc Thang – Le Thanh Ton – Nguyen Huu Canh traffic junction. The road also allows the car to go from District 2 and then turn left onto Le Thanh Ton Street, turn right on Nguyen Huu Canh or turn back at Ton Duc Thang to go to Me Linh Square.

By QUOC HUNG - Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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