On the morning of March 22, 2021, the Contract Signing Ceremony of Package 01 Survey consultant to make a feasibility study report on the project of construction investment of Rach Mieu 2 bridge, connecting Tien Giang and Ben Tre provinces, between the Investor: My Thuan Project Management Unit and the Consultant Contractor: Transport Engineering Design Inc (TEDI) which took place at the headquarters of the My Thuan PMU.
Previously, the Prime Minister issued Decision No. 1741 / QD – TTg approving the investment policy of the construction investment Rach Mieu 2 bridge Project connecting Tien Giang and Ben Tre provinces as proposed by the Ministry of Transport.
Rach Mieu 2 bridge project has a total length of about 17.5 km; The first point is the intersection between National Highway 1 and Provincial Road 870 in Chau Thanh district, Tien Giang province; the end point connects with Highway 60 at the access road to Ham Luong bridge in Ben Tre province.
According to Decision No. 1741, Rach Mieu 2 bridge over the main channel of Tien river with the navigation channel dimensions of 110×37.5m and 220x30m, the bridge width to meet the scale of 4 motor lanes, of which the main structure of cable-stayed bridge; part of the bridge over the My Tho River (navigation channel dimentions of 50x7m), the bridge width meets the scale of 4 motor lanes, expected main span by continuous girder structure;
The access road section (including a number of medium and small bridges on the route) is designed with a plain grade III road, design speed of 80km/h, cross-section meeting the scale of 4 lanes for motor vehicles and 2 mixed lanes.
The total investment of the project is estimated at about 5,175.45 billion VND, invested by the State central budget, of which capital for the mid-term public investment plan 2016-2020 is 9 billion VND; capital for the medium-term plan for public investment in 2021-2025 is VND 5,166.45 billion, which will be included in the total state budget capital for the period 2021-2025 of the Ministry of Transport. The project implementation period is expected from 2021 to 2025.
The following are some pictures of the Contract Signing Ceremony between the My Thuan PMU and the Transport Engineering Design Inc (TEDI).