Ho Chi Minh City

Phuoc Loc Bridge open to traffic in HCMC

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The Ho Chi Minh City Management Board for Traffic Works Construction and Investment officially put Phuoc Loc Bridge, linking Phuoc Loc and Phuoc Kien communes in Nha Be District, into operation after 8-year construction on January 7.

Phuoc Loc Bridge is put into operation on January 7. (Photo: SGGP/ Cao Thang)

Phuoc Loc Bridge is put into operation on January 7. (Photo: SGGP/ Cao Thang)

Deputy Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee Le Hoa Binh, leaders of Nha Be District, departments and agencies attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Speaking at the ceremony, Director of the Ho Chi Minh City Management Board for Traffic Works Construction and Investment Mr. Luong Minh Phuc said that the new bridge is the city’s major traffic project, helping residents from Nha Be District travel and trade more conveniently as well as contributing to developing traffic on the East-West axis. The bridge facilitates travel from streets Le Van Luong, Nguyen Huu Tho in districts Nha Be, Binh Chanh and 8 to the center of city. 

Vehicles allowed to traffic through Phuoc Loc Bridge in Nha Be District ảnh 1 Deputy Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee Le Hoa Binh and leaders attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony to inaugurate Phuoc Loc Bridge Project.
The 386 meter long and 10.5 meter wide bridge have two lanes for vehicles.
The project was started construction in June 2012 with the total investment capital of VND405 billion (US$17.5 million), including VND230 billion (nearly US$10 million) for construction cost and VND119 billion (US$5.1 million) for compensation, site clearance along with other costs. 

Vehicles allowed to traffic through Phuoc Loc Bridge in Nha Be District ảnh 2
Vehicles allowed to traffic through Phuoc Loc Bridge in Nha Be District ảnh 3 Phuoc Loc Bridge was open to traffic on January 7

By staff writers- Translated by Huyen Huong

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