Nhan Dan – A groundbreaking ceremony for the Gia Rai Bridge was held in Gia Rai town, Bac Lieu province, on February 15, attended by the Minister of Transport, Dinh La Thang.
The four lane bridge over the Bac Lieu - Ca Mau River will be 654 metres long and 15 metres wide and link National Highway 1A with Dong Hai district. It will be the largest bridge in Bac Lieu province with a total investment of VND 460 billion (US$ 24 million) sourced from Government bonds.
The project, which is expected to be completed in 18 months, is being implemented by Civil Engineering Construction Corporation No. 4 (Cienco4) under the Ministry of Transport.
When it is put into use, the bridge will contribute to the socio-economic development of Bac Lieu province, as well as the Mekong Delta region.