KIEN GIANG (VNS)— A project to build 38 concrete bridges near schools in Kien Giang province by 2015 has begun.
Kien Giang Union of Friendship Organisation chairman Le Van Hong said the VND7.6 billion (US$364,800) project had received financial support from organisations and individuals.
It would improve transport for one million people, especially children going to school in the wet season.
Figures from the provincial Transport Department showed the province had more than 1,010 temporary bridges, of which, An Minh District had 250. – VNS