This morning, the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City organized a rehearsal and training of fire fighting, prevention and rescue at the Saigon River Tunnel linking HCMC’s District 1 and Thu Duc City.
As workers have started to return to their jobs in factories and companies in Ho Chi Minh City and the Eastern provinces, the traffic volume from Mekong Delta provinces passing through Rach Mieu Bridge has increased again.
On April 30, the Department of Public Security of the south-central coastal province of Binh Thuan carried out urgent solutions for easing congestion at Phan Thiet – Dau Giay expressway intersection point.
Due to a significant surge in the number of vehicles as people traveled to their hometowns on the first day of the holidays, the traffic police in Ben Tre and Tien Giang provinces worked diligently to manage one-way traffic on the Rach Mieu Bridge.
HCMC is facing various urban challenges like traffic congestion, urban flooding, green space shortage. They could be alleviated if the city applies more drastic measures to minimize horizontal housing structures and boost vertical ones.
The quick recovery of Ho Chi Minh City in 2022 after the 4th Covid-19 pandemic outbreak has formed a strong foundation to complete its 5-year plan from 2020 and to maintain its leading position in the national socio-economic development.
Heavy rains plus water from the upstream of Bach Ma National Park flowed downstream quickly, causing flooding on National Highway 1A, the section through Loc Tri Commune, Phu Loc District, Thua Thien - Hue Province, making it difficult for people and vehicles to participate in traffic.
The Ho Chi Minh City Transportation Works Construction Investment Project Management Authority, on the afternoon of October 16, coordinated with the Department of Transport of HCMC to hold a ceremony to open to traffic the Bung Bridge on Le Trong Tan Street that connects Binh Tan and Tan Phu districts.
Ho Chi Minh City is witnessing a strong economy recovery after the Covid-19 pandemic. The traffic volume increases correspondingly with the distribution of goods and movements of citizens. This has led to frequent and severe congestion throughout the city.
A truck with a flat tire this afternoon slammed into a balcony inside Nui Eo tunnel, Duy Xuyen District of Quang Nam Province before it rotated 90 degrees causing over two-kilometer-long traffic congestion.