HCMC – The southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau is planning to start work on the Phuoc An bridge project in September this year, the provincial government has stated.
The bridge will span over the Thi Vai River, with a total length of 4.3 kilometers long, and cost VND4.879 trillion, funded by the State budget, the Lao Dong newspaper reported.
Once completed, the bridge will link Phu My town of Ba Ria-Vung Tau with Nhon Trach District in neighboring Dong Nai Province.
Ba Ria-Vung Tau has allocated VND100 billion for the construction of the bridge. The Cai Mep-Thi Vai management board of traffic projects is actively working to accelerate the capital disbursement.
The board is currently working on a compensation plan, as suggested by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, to submit it to the Government. Besides, the demining work to serve the construction of the project is slated for completion in early July.
As for site clearance, the government of Phu My said it awaits the above policies to be approved to pay compensation for households affected by the project.