Vĩnh Tuy bridge opened for public use
17:34 | 25/09/2009

VGP – The Government chief on Friday in Hà Nội inaugurated Vĩnh Tuy Bridge officially putting into operation of the ever biggest work of its kind crossing the Red River.

 

PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng kicks off the operation of Vĩnh Tuy Bridge, Hà Nội, September 25, 2009 – Photo: VGP

Vĩnh Tuy is one of seven bridges across the Red River in Hà Nội. The construction of this 5.8-km long and 19.25-m wide bridge with four lanes began in 2005 to welcome the 1000th anniversary of Thăng Long-Hà Nội. The bridge has some branches linking with the regional transport network.   

Completely constructed by Vietnamese engineers and workers, the building is worth of VND 3,598 trillion allocated from the State budget.

 

PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng and Government officials cut the ribbon to inaugurate Vĩnh Tuy Bridge on September 25, 2009 in Hà Nội – Photo: VGP

Once coming into operation, Vĩnh Tuy Bridge will help reduce the traffic pressure and flows of vehicles, especially trucks, through the inner city of Hà Nội.

 

Vĩnh Tuy Bridge is inaugurated on September 25, 2009 – Photo: VGP

According to the Government chief, the work would create favorable conditions for socio-economic development and growth in the capital city and some other northern provinces.

The Government will facilitate the construction of other big projects for the city’s development, said PM Dũng.

By Hương Giang

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