The transport ministry said 80 out of 186 suspension bridges will be built in 2014 as per project to build 186 suspension bridges in 28 mountainous provinces in the northern, central highlands.
A technological economy report for 83 first bridges worth VND 403billion has been approved, according to the ministry. At present, the ministries of Investment & planning and Finance have reported to the Prime Minister to approve the project’s budget.
The ministry said although the budget is waiting for approval, but to date, relevant agencies have tried starting construction of 12 bridges; of these, eight of 12 will be finished in October, 2014 including Ban Com (Yen Bai province); Nam Cong (Ha Nam province); Ban Diem (Nghe An Province); Sam Lang (Dien Bien province); Cho Moi, Ban Gieng, Pjiao and Na Dan (Bac Kan province).
The ministry promised left 174 suspension bridges will be completed in turn in June 2015.