|The flyover at the Nguyen Tri Phuong - 3/2 road - Ly Thai To intersection in HCM City that opened to traffic on Tuesday morning.— VNS Photo Thanh Vũ
HCM CITY (Biz Hub)– Two more flyovers were opened to traffic in HCM City on Tuesday.
The city Transport Department inaugurated steel flyovers at the Nguyen Tri Phuong - 3/2 road - Ly Thai To intersection in District 10 and the Hoang Hoa Tham - Cong Hoa Intersection in Tan Binh District.
The former, a 284m long, 9.5m wide structure, was built by IDICO and the Construction Engineering Corp. at a cost of VND318.7 billion (US$15 million.
The other, a 268m long, 9.5m wide flyover costing VND246.7 billion (US$11.7 million), was built by Thanh Long JSC.
They bring the number of flyovers opened in the city to five, the others being at Thu Duc Intersection (in Thu Duc District), Hang Xanh Intersection (Binh Thanh District), and Lang Cha Ca Roundabout (Tan Binh District).
The flyovers, whose construction began on April 27 this year, have been opened to mark National Day, September 2.
They are part of a project to ease traffic congestion in the city by 2015. —VNS