Under-construction Thu Thiem 2 Bridge in HCMC (Photo SGGP)

Major traffic projects accelerate to finish in HCMC

In spite of practicing social distancing to prevent the Covid-19 pandemic from further spreading; major traffic infrastructure projects in HCMC have been under construction with all officials, workers and contractors trying to not only ensure anti-pandemic requirements according to the Ministry of Health’s guidelines but also build these projects on schedule.
The above ground stretch of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line (Photo: SGGP)

Two major projects on way to finish line in HCMC

After a period of construction in moderation and even halt because of capital disbursement difficulties, two particularly important projects in HCMC have been restarted and on the way to the finish line comprising Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line and VND10 trillion (US$429.78 million) anti-flooding project.

Chairman of HCMC People's Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong on the construction site of an item of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line on February 22 (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC leaders promise to solve difficulties for first metro line

Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong and his deputy Tran Vinh Tuyen yesterday inspected the construction site of the first metro line, Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien, in efforts to solve difficulties for the project to be built on schedule by 2020.
The construction site of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line (Photo: SGGP)

Deputy PM requires ministries to increase investment for HCMC metro projects

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has required the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the Ministry of Construction, the Ministry of Transport, HCMC People’s Committee and relevant agencies to seriously implement the instruction by the Politburo to increase the total investment capital of the first and second metro lines, Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien and Ben Thanh-Tham Luong.

The above ground stretch of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line in HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

Ministry proposes NA to solve difficulties for first metro line

The Ministry of Transport has proposed the National Assembly to continue paying attention to Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line in Ho Chi Minh City, intensify supervision and inspection to solve difficulties and problems during the project’s implementation process.
The tunnel boring machine (TBM) on the construction site of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro route (Photo: SGGP)

First metro rail tracks to be installed on October 23

The first rail track stretch from Binh Thai crossroads to Hanoi Highway flyover of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line will be installed on October 23, announced director of the project Duong Huu Hoa.