Bac Luan 2 Bridge path connecting Mong Cai City (Quang Ninh) with Dongxing City of Guangxi (China) has just started construction. The breaking ground ceremony took place in Hai Hoa Ward of Mong Cai City. The bridge path has the total length of 3.5km with technical highway standards, 4 motor lanes, 2 rudimentary lanes, and the design speed of 80km/h. The estimated time of the construction is 12 months with the total capital of more than 930 billion dong. Bac Luan 2 Bridge started its construction in December 2014, and it is expected to complete in October 2015. The work is one of few bridges in Vietnam connecting two provinces in two countries.
Mr. Do Thong, Vice Chairman of Quang Ninh People's Committee said that Bac Luan 2 Bridge plays an important part in the commercial development between Vietnam and China. Along with Halong - Mong Cai Highway being investedin the time coming, the project will meet the demand of cargo and passengers transportations, which is favorable to trading development between two countries, especially Northern key economic region. "Bac Luan Bridge 2 and bridge path are constructed in accordance with the joint initiative of the two countries about two-corridor cooperation, one economic belt between Vietnam and China as well as the gateway connecting ASEAN with China", he said.
The project of Bac Luan 2 Bridge path is constructed in the form of BT (Buil - Transfer) by a joint companies of Phong Trach Quang Dong manufacturing equipment Co., Ltd., An Duc Quang Tay Development JSC, and PTY SANSHE Co., Ltd. Investors withdraw funds through investment projects under planning of Quang Ninh province. The capital of the project is mobilized. "Bac Luan Bridge 2 and bridge path are constructed in accordance with the joint initiative of the two countries about two-corridor cooperation, one economic belt between Vietnam and China as well as the gateway connecting ASEAN with China", he said. The bridge will mark a milestone in Vietnam construction in terms of building a project outside the territory of Vietnam, connecting a city of China and a city of Vietnam.
Mr. Thong also stressed that departments, functional units of Quang Ninh province and Mong Cai City must closely monitor the project to promptly remove difficulties and obstacles to hand over to contractors soon. He also ordered contractors to concentrate on speeding up the progress of constructing project in Quang Ninh, but still ensure the quality, safety, and environment sanitation.
The representative of the contractors, Mr. Mach Chi Tu, CEO of An Dac Investment and Development Corporation, in the time coming, contractors will spend 400 billion dong on clearance in Mong Cai City. Bac Luan 2 Bridge is a bridge spanning over Bac Luan River which connecting Mong Cai City (Quang Ninh) and Dongxing City (China). The Bac Luan 2 Bridge is about 3.2km from the current Bac Luan Bridge to the downstream. It is built abidingly by reinforced concrete and prestressed reinforced concrete. The construction started in November 2014, and it is expected to finish in October 2015. Bac Luan 2 Bridge and Bac Luan 2 Bridge path will enhance exchanges and trade cooperation between Vietnam and China.