HCM CITY (VNS)— Thirteen more pedestrian bridges and tunnels will be built in HCM City to reduce traffic gridlock, at a total cost of VND120 billion (US$5.7 million), the city's Department of Transport has said.
One pedestrian bridge would be built on Dien Bien Phu Street in front of Binh Dan Hospital and a flyover (or tunnel) opposite the Economic Law University in Thu Duc District, according to the economic budgetary committee of the People's Council.
Recently, HCM City has completed construction on six pedestrian bridges, including Cong Quynh, Nguyen Trai, Hoang Van Thu, No Trang Long, Van Thanh and Suoi Tien.
It has also built two tunnels for pedestrians, one in front of Linh Trung Export Processing Zone and another under National Highway 1 and the Nguyen Van Linh roundabout. — VNS