Work started on Ben Luc-Long Thanh expressway spanning over Soai Rap river in HCMC, it is expected to open a new trade direction between the Mekong Delta and the Southeastern region (Photo: SGGP)

Major traffic works open to traffic in 2019

Many traffic works were open to traffic or started construction across the country in 2019 contributing in facilitating residents and businesses’ travel, changing urban look and creating momentum for growth in 2020.
The new Binh Loi Bridge crossing Sai Gon River in HCM City opens to train traffic on September 14. (Photo: VNA/VNS)

Railway bridge crossing Saigon River opens

The North-South railway trains can now travel on the newly opened Binh Loi Railway Bridge, which replaces an old bridge adjacent to the new bridge in Ho Chi Minh City.
Binh Loi railway bridge

Half of over century old railway bridge kept for conservation in HCMC

The Ministry of Transport yesterday said it had agreed with keeping half of Binh Loi railway bridge in Ho Chi Minh City for conservation with the remaining half to be removed to facilitate boats’ travel according to the proposal by HCMC People’s Committee.