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On 7 September 2017, Begin Construction Of The Bridge Connected Diamond Island And Mai Chi Tho Avenue

According to the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transportation, it is expected that on September 7th, the groundbreaking ceremony for bridge construction will be held to connect Diamond Island with Mai Chi Tho Avenue (District 2).

It is known that the bridge is more than 800m long, 27m wide (including 4 lanes) with the total investment of about VND 494 billion built on the Saigon riverside axis linking Thanh My Loi residential area to the Diamond Island apartment project, District 2. The construction is expected to be completed by 30 April 2018.

The city authority said that the construction of this bridge took place because Dong Van Cong Street was overloaded with the large traffic passing here, to the My Thuy intersection to the Belt 2 Road; In the future, development of Thanh My Loi urban area will increase the traffic on the axis of Dong Van Cong will cause serious congestion situation.

Bridge over the Diamond Island project will form a new traffic direction for vehicles through Mai Chi Tho, connecting Belt 2 Road (Phu My Bridge); it also contributes to reducing congestion on Dong Van Cong Street and the area around Cat Lai Port (District 2).

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Bridge perspective of VND 500 billion in the riverside axis over Diamond Island, District 2

The items of the project include: construction of bridge over Diamond Island connecting Thanh My Loi residential area to Mai Chi Tho, with the length of bridge, bridgehead 454m and the connection road to the bridge is about 523m long; 2 new box culverts will be built at the left and right branches of the road leading to the bridge; construction of embankment section connecting to Binh Trung Tay Ward; construction of underpass linking to Diamond Island; Renovated intersection with Bat Nhan, Ta Hien street; Construction of road signaling system, waterway and some other technical infrastructure in synchronization with the route.

Previously on 25 August, Le Ngoc Hung – Director of urban traffic management board Number 2, Department of Transport said: “This is the first infrastructure of the city using the method of mobilizing capital from City budget combined with the contribution of real estate investors benefiting from the project.”

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Traffic, finance and urban experts said that the City budget combined with the capital of real estate investors is a prime method of capital mobilization for the first time in Ho Chi Minh City and Vietnam. This method will remove difficulties in the budget for construction of transport infrastructure, urban at the present.

Diamond Island is the only natural island of Ho Chi Minh City, about 8 hectares wide in the area of Binh Trung Tay Ward (District 2) and surrounded by Saigon River and Giong Ong To River. The project of Diamond Island with only 1,200 apartments creates separate residential areas with 3 sides of a river, vision is unchanged over time and green space up to 65% of the total planned area.

bridge connected Diamond Island and Mai Chi Tho Avenue
The five towers of phase 2 of the Diamond Island Project are prepared to take off roofs by the contractor

The latest update shows that 5 towers including Hawaii, Bora Bora, the Bahamas, Maldives and Canary are part of the second phase of the Diamond Island project is preparing to take off roofs and early handed over to customers as scheduled. Previously, The Brilliant Tower was the first phase of the project to complete the hand over to customers.

According to Rever, after the bridge over Diamond Island with Mai Chi Tho Avenue and the route connecting the riverside road running from Thanh My Loi to Mai Chi Tho was started, the price of this area is expected to increase strongly. This is attractive information for customers buying Diamond Island apartments at this time. It is likely that when customers move in around 2019, the traffic infrastructure around the project will be completed.

The projects will be started from now until the end of 2017

  • Project on upgrading and finishing the East Belt Road (the section from My Thuy to Phu Huu Bridge).
  • Construction of Ba Cua Bridge (right side on the East Belt Road).
  • Construction of connecting road from Cat Lai port to Belt 2 Road.
  • Construction of the bridge over Diamond Island (Sai Gon riverside section from Thanh My Loi residential area to Mai Chi Tho street), District 2.
  • Construction of An Phu intersection (phase 1); The parallel road to the highway Ho Chi Minh City-Long Thanh – Dau Giay (from Do Xuan Hop to An Phu intersection).

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