One more road connecting HCMC and Long An opens to traffic

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport on Saturday opened to traffic Tran Van Giau street running from Binh Tan district through Binh Chanh district to reach Long An province.

The open to traffic ceremony of Tran Van Giau street (Photo: SGGP)

Tran Van Giau street project comprises two member projects including interprovincial roads 10 and 10B.

Road 10, 7.9 kilometers, had been built with four lanes at a total capital of VND1 trillion (US$44.36). Road 10B, 5.83 kilometers, has six lanes built at VND551 billion (US$24.44 million).

Deputy Director of the Transport Department Nguyen Van Tam said that Tran Van Giau street contributes in improving the traffic network linking HCMC up to Long An province and developing socioeconomics in western HCMC, and serves construction and exploitation of industrial parks namely Tan Tao, Le Minh Xuan and Vinh Loc.

The project was previously scheduled to complete in 2010 but site clearance difficulties have lengthened its progress.

By Quoc Hung – Translated by Hai Mien

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