|Construction of the Formula One racetrack is underway in Hà Nội. Photo kinhtedothi.vn|
HÀ NỘI — Hà Nội's Department of Transport has released plans to regulate traffic in Nam Từ Liêm District’s Lê Đức Thọ and Lê Quang Đạo streets to facilitate the construction of a Formula One (F1) racetrack.
The department has asked the municipal People’s Committee to assign city police to co-ordinate with relevant agencies to ensure traffic order and security.
The circuit and other related structures will sit on an area of 88ha, including areas around Mỹ Đình National Stadium and some public transport routes.
The circuit is 5.57km in length, with 22 classic curves inspired by some of the world’s best-known circuits in Germany, Monaco and Japan.
Under the plan, passenger buses and trucks with a capacity of 1.5 tonnes or more will be banned from Lê Đức Thọ and Lê Quang Đạo from 5am to 11pm from October 1 to November 2.
All passenger buses and trucks will also be banned from the area surrounding Mễ Trì-Lê Quang Đạo-Châu Văn Liêm roundabout from October 19 to December 11. Vehicles are advised to use the approach road to Thăng Long Boulevard-Provincial Road 70-Trịnh Văn Bô-Trần Hữu Dục-Lê Đức Thọ and vice versa.
All vehicles will be completely banned on the Lê Đức Thọ-Lê Quang Đạo route and area surrounding Mễ Trì-Lê Quang Đạo-Châu Văn Liêm roundabout between December 10-30.
Cars are advised to travel on Lê Đức Thọ-Hàm Nghi-Phạm Hùng-approach road to Thăng Long Boulevard-Lê Quang Đạo and vice versa.
Trucks are recommended to use the approach road to Thăng Long Boulevard-Provincial Road 70-Trịnh Văn Bô-Trần Hữu Dục-Lê Đức Thọ and vice versa. — VNS