New bridge brings happiness to residents of riverside hamlets

The recently completed bridge in the Mekong Delta Province of Kien Giang’s An Minh District is improving residents’ lives and bringing them considerable happiness.

The recently completed bridge in the Mekong Delta Province of Kien Giang’s An Minh District is improving residents’ lives and bringing them considerable happiness.

 
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A view of the new Muong Dao Bridge in An Giang Province (Photo: SGGP)

The bridge, which spans the Muong Dao Canal to connect Muong Dao A and Muong Dao B hamlets in Van Khanh Commune, was built with insulation panels, which are slight yet strong, said Huynh Duc Manh, director of a HCMC-based insulation panel production plant, one of the financial donors that made building the bridge possible.

In addition, prices for materials are quite inexpensive, with each square meter costing just VND2 million (US$100), he said. The panels are becoming popular for building 2-3 floor houses and villas.

“The bridge brings local residents great joy, as now their children will not be late to school due to waiting for boats for a lift,” said Ho Le Thuy, chairwoman of An Minh District People’s Committee.

She expressed gratitude to Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper, the panel production plant and the An Giang Province Union of Friendship Organizations for donations and mobilization that allowed for the bridge’s construction.

She also sent thanks to workers who had built the bridge that made the dreams of local residents come true.

Muong Dao Bridge, 48 meter long and 2.2 meter wide, was built with a total cost of VND228 million (US$12,000).

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