On the 2018 threshold, the BT projects on Thu Thiem New Urban Area still maintain their planned schedule. The 4 main roads’ unoccupied land have been completed and put into operation, including: section from the Embankment R2 - Nguyen Co Thach Street, section from Mai Chi Tho Boulevard to C4 intersection on R2, section from Saigon River Tunnel Park to C4 intersection on R3, and the entire R4. The remaining section stretches from Nguyen Co Thach Street to Mai Chi Tho Boulevard on R2 is scheduled to be put into use before the 2018 New Year.
Regarding Thu Thiem 2 Bridge, the following items have been implemented:
In District 2, soft soil treatment and infrastructure works have been completed. Roadworks is under construction, especially the approachment.
The main bridge deck: has its preparation work implemented, such as waterway traffic maintenance, temporary abutment, etc. for S2 pile drilling in Saigon River.
In District 1, bored piles of AS8 and N23 piers is completed which cross Metro route No.1. At the same time, the Urban Traffic Management Board No. 1 is relocating trees, carrying out the infrastructure in preparation for the ground handover to construct the Approachment by April 2018.
Following are some photos of the projects.
R1 – From C4 Intersection towards Bridge No. 14
R1 – From C1 Intersection towards C2 Intersection
R1 – C2 Intersection towards Lan Anh Village
R1 – C2 Intersection towards Bridge No. 6
R2 – Bridge No.10
R2 – From Bridge No.10 towards Mai Chi Tho Boulevard
R2 – C6 Intersection towards Bridge No.15
R3 – Bridge No.17
R3 – From Bridge No.17 towards Saigon River Tunnel
R4 – From Viaduct No.1 towards C4 Intersection
Thu Thiem 2 Bridge – Construction temporary abutment and bridge to construct S2 pile