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Natural stone to be used for Hà Nội pavements

Update: September, 09/2016 - 06:00
Most of Haø Noäi’s pavements use low quality brick with a short lifespan. Photo vietnamnet.vn
Viet Nam News

HAØ NOÄI — Natural stone with a lifespan of 50 to 70 years will be used for all pavement surface in 12 districts of Haø Noäi, according to its Department of Construction in a meeting early this week.

The use of natural stone is to improve the city’s infrastructure by increasing the pavements’ lifespan, said a representative of the Construction Department.

Some districts including Hoaøn Kieám, Ba Ñình, Thanh Xuaân, and Haø Ñoâng have paved their roads with natural stone at a price of VNÑ500,000/sq.m (US$22.5/sq.m).

Most of Haø Noäi’s pavements were built with low quality brick with a shorter lifespan. The surface often fade and become slippery after a few months of use, which creates problems for locals, said Director of the department, Leâ Vaên Duïc. — VNS

 

 

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