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In Photo: Iconic bridges of Vietnam's big cities

16:08 | 13/09/2020

Ho Chi Minh City has the famous Phu My bridge, Da Nang has Dragon and Rotating bridges, Hanoi has Nhat Tan and Dong Tru bridges. Each bridge has a different architecture, spanning arterial rivers in 3 regions.

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Phu My Bridge is the largest cable-stayed bridge in Ho Chi Minh City with a length of more than 2,000 m with 6 lanes. The bridge crosses the Saigon River, connecting District 2 and District 7, on the outer ring road of Ho Chi Minh City. Phu My Bridge was inaugurated on September 2, 2009, with a total investment of 2.076 billion. (Photo: Zing News)
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The Nguyen Van Cu Bridge linking District 1, 5 with District 4, 8 with a total construction cost of VND 535 billion was inaugurated since April 2009. Since its inception, the bridge significantly reduces traffic pressure for Ong Lanh and Kenh Te bridges. (Photo: Zing News)
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In 2017, the Department of Transport of Ho Chi Minh City opened the two branches of Nguyen Van Cu overpass to Vo Van Kiet Avenue (District 1 and District 5), contributing to reducing congestion at the intersection point of Tran Hung Dao - Nguyen Van Cu and downtown area. (Photo: Zing News)
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Saigon Bridge, which has a length of 986.12 m, including 32 spans, is one of the bridges spanning the Saigon River connecting Dien Bien Phu Street (Binh Thanh District) with Ha Noi Highway (District 2). Besides, Saigon Bridge 2, completed on October 15, 2013, is parallel to the existing Saigon 1 Bridge. After the project was put into use, the congestion point at the northeastern gate of Ho Chi Minh City has been completely resolved. (Photo: Zing News)
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Binh Loi Bridge 2 (belonging to Tan Son Nhat project - Binh Loi bridge and outer ring road) came into use in 2013. The bridge has a length of 975 m with 8 lanes with the architectural style of the Nielsen arch bridge by a Korean investment company. (Photo: Zing News)
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The rotating bridge on Han river, the country's first rotating bridge, inaugurated in 2000. The bridge is 487.7 m long and 12.9 m wide, including 11 spans connecting the two central roads between Hai Chau and Son Tra districts. The bridge has a pre-stressed reinforced concrete structure and 2 spans of the stay cable with a total length of 122.7 m, the main structure and the main bridge tower are made of steel, the deck is made of reinforced concrete. In addition to traffic purposes, the Han River Quay Bridge also brings aesthetically values. (Photo: Zing News)
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Thuan Phuoc Bridge is a modern suspension bridge with a total length of the bridge connecting the two banks of Da Nang Bay is 1.8 km, 18 m wide, with a total investment of nearly 1,000 billion VND. The bridge was inaugurated on July 19, 2009. Seen from all angles, Thuan Phuoc Bridge has a modern, splendid and charming look. The bridge is located in a special location, where the Han River flows into the sea at the mouth of Da Nang Bay, connecting two coastal roads Nguyen Tat Thanh and Hoang Sa - Truong Sa, forming a system of uninterrupted coastal traffic from Hai Van tunnel to Son Tra peninsula. (Photo: Zing News)
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Dragon Bridge spanning the Han River has a global length of 666 m and a width of 6 m. The main span structure section is 592 m long and includes five continuous spans. The bridge construction was started in July 2009, with a total cost of more than 1,700 billion. The bridge connecting Hai Chau and Son Tra districts is the image of the Ly dragon flying in the air, creating a highlight of majestic architecture. (Photo: Zing News)
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Tran Thi Ly Bridge: In April 2009, Da Nang started to rebuild Tran Thi Ly Bridge with a total investment of 1,500 billion VND. On March 29, 2013, this bridge was inaugurated at the same time as the nearby Dragon Bridge. Tran Thi Ly Bridge spanning Han River (Da Nang) has the architecture of a tower with 3 sides of the cable-stayed, in which there are 2 fan-shaped pendants with a soft stylized shape of the sail stretching out to sea. (Photo: Zing News)
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Nhat Tan bridge and bridge-end road have a total length of 8.93 km with 8 lanes running, of which the main bridge under the 5-tower continuous cable-stayed bridge plan is about 3.75 km long, the 2-way road. The bridge is about 5.2 km long, the cross-section is 33.2 m wide. Nhan Tan is one of the very few continuous cable-stayed bridges in the world. (Photo: Zing News)
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Dong Tru Bridge spanning the Duong River consists of 3 double spans, bridge surface width 54.5 m, made of steel tube dome technology. Dong Tru is the first bridge using this technique in Vietnam, which makes the bridge able to withstand earthquakes Level 8. This work is the most important item of the extended Road 5 project, one of 37 key projects in Hanoi in the period of 2011-2015. (Photo: Zing News)
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