A project to build 2,174 bridges to replace temporary bridges in 50 provinces and cities has progressed more quickly than expected, said Nguyen Van Huyen, Director of the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam.
A group of middle-aged and elderly residents in a region of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta have willingly built a number of bridges for years without requiring any pay in return, but they believe it is what they can do for the community that counts.
Many Vietnamese celebrities have taken part in a TV show to call for donations to build bridges for small and remote communities, thus eliminating unsafe boat rides, a common means of transportation there.
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VOV.VN - Seven bridges funded by property developer Novaland Group have been opened to public in the district of Hong Ngu in Dong Thap province after a near five month construction period.
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VOV.VN - Two bridges over Thai Binh River in the northern port city of Hai Phong opened to traffic on the first day of 2018 after eight months of construction.
Real estate developer Novaland is working with the People’s Committee of Hong Ngu district in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap to build seven new bridges.
The BOT Bien Cuong company, the investor of the Ha Long-Van Don Expressway in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh, has committed to completing construction of bridges and road surfaces in November 2017 and put the road into operation in December.
Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City are set to implement some 80 projects, costing over US$60 million, in 2017 in a bid to alleviate traffic congestion.
The Government has approved Ho Chi Minh City’s plans to build two bridges over the Soai Rap River.
Weak bridges in the Mekong Delta region need to be upgraded, said Vice Rector of the Ho Chi Minh City University of Transport Nguyen Van Hung at a seminar on November 24.
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The construction of Cao Lanh and Vam Cong bridges in the Mekong Delta provinces of Dong Thap and Can Tho have completed more than 60% of the total workload.
Around 4,000 bridges will be built to facilitate the travel and livelihoods of ethnic minority groups across the country by 2020 as part of the second phase of a Government programme.
The Prime Minister has just approved the investment scheme for a US$100 million loan for a project to upgrade weak and highway bridges.
The Ministry of Transport is calling for financial assistance from enterprises and philanthropists to build more bridges in remote and poor areas under a programme launched on January 9, 2014 and to run until 2017.
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(VOV) - After 60 years of national liberation and with many ups and downs, Hanoi has transformed into a major metropolitan area of the region and the world and has been honoured as the city for peace, said Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee Nguyen The Thao.
As many as 450 bridges will be built in rural areas of 32 northern, central and Central Highland provinces from now to 2020 under a project approved by the Prime Minister on March 12.