Five bridges will be built in the remote districts of Tan Chau, Chau Thanh and Hoa Thanh to support local people. (Photo: baotayninh.vn)

Tay Ninh (VNA)
- The southwestern province of Tay Ninh on September 12 started the building of five bridges in remote and border districts of Tan Chau, Chau Thanh and Hoa Thanh to support local people.

These are among 21 bridges to be built in the province with a total cost of over 56 billion VND (2.46 million USD) sourced from the Local Bridge Construction and Road Asset Management (LRAMP) project, approved by the Government and the Ministry of Transport.

According to the provincial Department of Transport, each bridge will cost over two billion VND (88,000 USD).

The rest 16 bridges are expected to be built within this year to facilitate locals’ travel and agricultural products transport.

The LRAMP project has total funds of nearly 409 million USD in loans from the World Bank.

Under the project, 2,000 bridges are being built in 50 provinces and cities across the nation from 2016-2020.-VNA