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New bridge opens to traffic in southern Vietnam, reshapes regional transport route

The Ministry of Transport on Saturday opened the My Loi Bridge in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang in an effort to reshape the transport route in the southern region and cut the time to travel from the province’s Go Cong Town to neighboring Long An Province and Ho Chi Minh City – and […]

By Toui Tre News

Tien Giang province, Vietnam, September 2, 2015

TUOI TRE NEWS

The Ministry of Transport on Saturday opened the My Loi Bridge in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang in an effort to reshape the transport route in the southern region and cut the time to travel from the province’s Go Cong Town to neighboring Long An Province and Ho Chi Minh City – and vice versa.

The 12-meter wide bridge cuts the travel distance from Go Cong to Ho Chi Minh City from 100km to 25km and the time to travel between the places, as residents previously had to use the ferry service, which often took hours to cross the Vam Co River.

 

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