Thanh Tri Bridge-Highway 5 interchange opens to traffic (11:30 20/10/2015)

HNP - Interchange between Thanh Tri Bridge and National Highway No.5 opened to traffic six months ahead of schedule on October 18 after a year of construction.

Delegates cut the ribbon at the ceremony

The project has a total investment of VND 1.718 trillion sourced from an ODA loan of Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA). The main construction package for the project has been estimated at VND 817 billion.

Under the project, Highway No. 5 running through the interchange was broadened to 60 meters with a designated speed of up to 80kph. Bridge branches connecting Ring Road No. 3 with Highway No. 5 were constructed. Ring Road No. 3 was widened to 52.5 meters with six lanes and a maximum speed of 100kph. Over 2 km of railway on the Ha Noi-Hai Phong route were moved approximately 40 meters to the south.


An overall view of Thanh Tri Bridge-Highway 5 interchange.


Representatives of constructor said that, to finish the work on time, the contractor has mobilized all the resource of manpower and equipments, doubling the initial plan, striving to overcome all difficulties and implement the project on schedule and meet quality and technical requirements. Thus, the project has finished after 12 months of construction, six months ahead of schedule.

In his speech, Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Hong Truong urged contractors to complete the remaining auxiliary components of the project before November 15 to effectively put the project into full operation.

By Le Anh

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