HN to build ten more bridges spanning Hong River

08/01/2021

VGP  Ha Noi will build ten more bridges across the Hong (Red) River in accordance with its Transport Master Plan to 2030 with a vision towards 2050, which was approved by PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Nhat Tan cable-stayed bridge across the Red River is one of the key transportation projects in Ha Noi

The new bridges include Hong Ha, new Thang Long, Tu Lien, Thuong Cat, Ngoc Hoi, Tran Hung Dao, Phu Xuyen, Van Phuc, Me So and Vĩnh Tuy Bridge 2, targeting to meet the travel needs of people on both sides of the river.

At the meeting, which was lately held in Ha Noi, local voters also requested the changes of technical structure and the name of Me So bridge, which connects the two districts of Thuong Tin (Ha Noi) and Van Giang (Hung Yen province). 

Me So bridge is part of the Ring Road No. 4 Project which is under pre-feasibility study before being submitted to the National Assembly. The Me So bridge feasibility study include designs, investment, maintenance and aesthetics. 

According to the Ha Noi Traffic Transport Construction Project Management Board, the construction of Vĩnh Tuy Bridge 2, will commence in early January 2021. It will be built with an investment capital of more than VND2.54 trillion (US$109 million) sourced from the city’s budget.

The project aims to complete the Belt Road No. 2 of the capital city and promote linkage between two banks of the river, as well as connect downtown with the city’s north and northeast./.