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Hanoi inaugurates its largest road flyover
Thu Minh 14:50, 2016/01/19
Hanoi People`s Committee held a ceremony opening to traffic the largest steel flyover of the city in Long Bien district to welcome 12th National Party Congress on January 18.
The city's largest steel flyover connects Route 5 and Noi Bai airport.
At the inaugurating ceremony.
At the inaugurating ceremony.
Vehicles, going from Dong Tru bridge to Route 5 and vice versa, started using the 800m six-lane flyover from 11am.
The flyover with the total investment of more than 2.8 trillion VND (124.4 million USD), which is one of traffic improvement projects in Long Bien district, begun its construction in May 2014.
The flyover will not only help resolve traffic jams in the district's major roads, but also connect northwestern areas and Hanoi with Hai Phong city and Quang Ninh province.
It will also help reduce traffic on Highway No. 3, which has continuously seen excess traffic movement, causing long-last congestion.
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