Cua Dai bridge in central Quang Nam province, an important link in the north-south coastal road, got final link on September 28 under the witness of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.

The Cua Dai bridge project comprises a bridge and two roads connecting Hoi An ancient town, a World Cultural Heritage site, and Duy Xuyen and Thang Binh districts with a combined length of 18.3km. It was built at a total cost of 3.45 trillion VND (162.15 million USD).

Speaking at the event, the Government leader highlighted the significance of the bridge in Quang Nam ’s socio-economic development, saying that once completed, the project will create a new momentum for the development of the province’s eastern coastal area.

He asked local authorities and units involved to work hard to swiftly put the bridge into operation.

The bridge is scheduled to open for trial run in March 2015.-VNA