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Nghe An builds new bridge over dam

Update: March, 24/2014 - 08:00

In September 2013, five people were killed after a car carrying seven passengers was swept away by swollen floodwaters surging over the Khe Ang dam spillway.— Photo dantri

NGHE AN — Construction of a bridge spanning Kha Ang dam in the central province of Nghe An, the site of a past fatal accident, began on Saturday.

Construction of the bridge is set to cost VND41.9 billion (some US$1.97 million) and is scheduled to be completed within 36 months. The bridge is located in Nghia Dan District's Nghia Hong Commune.

In September 2013, five people were killed after a car carrying seven passengers was swept away by swollen floodwaters surging over the Khe Ang dam spillway.

The new bridge is expected to support local businesses, while ensuring the safety of local residents during floods. — VNS

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