Ministry breaks ground for Thanh Co Bridge

The Ministry of Transport and People’s Committee in the central province of Quang Tri yesterday broke the ground for Thanh Co (Old Town) Bridge and road through Quang Tri Town.

Representives from the Ministry and local adminsitration breaks the ground for the bridge construction (Photo: SGGP)

The 311 meter bridge and 5.9kilometer road cost VND670 billion (US$30,042,800) will connect the two administrative and economic centers including Quang Tri Province and Ai Tu Town in Trieu Phong District and Dong Ha Town.

Additionally, the construction develops the province’s infrastructure for its district development and river trafiic in Thach Han River.

the bridge is scheduled to open to the traffic on July 27 to mark 70th anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs Day ( July 27, 1947-July, 27, 2017) and Liberation Day of Quang Tri Province.

By Lan Ngoc - translated by Anh Quan

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