Ho Chi Minh Metro Line Updated 11/09/2021

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  • HO CHI MINH METRO LINE UPDATED

Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, metro No. 1 was delayed until the end of 2023 or early 2024 to be completed

According to the HCM City Urban Railway Management Board, up to this point, metro line No. 1 has reached 87.5% of the total project volume, expected to reach 91% by the end of 2021. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Therefore, the mobilization of personnel (domestic and foreign) continues to affect construction and equipment bidding packages.

Although the investor and contractors have plans and implemented “3 on-site” construction measures, moving along “2 destinations – 1 route”, the number of employees of the project continues to decrease. decreased due to the impact of travel restrictions, located in the blockade… In the first months of 2021, metro construction site No. 1 maintained over 2,000 employees, until August 2021, it only maintained 544 people.

The HCM City Urban Railway Management Board assessed that the sharp decrease in construction workers and foreign experts who could not enter the country, and equipment and materials could not be imported on schedule in the past 2 months. greatly affect the construction progress of the project.

With the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic from 2020 to the present, the NJPT general consultant assessed that the progress of the metro project No. 1 is unlikely to be completed in 2021. The contractors have conducted a preliminary assessment of the progress of the metro project. The project and has commented that the construction work of the project is likely to be completed by the end of 2023, early 2024. The trial operation will begin in 2024 and then the commercial operation.

Metro project No. 1 is the first metro line in Ho Chi Minh City, approved in 2007 and has a milestone of completion in 2015. Due to objective factors such as adjusting the project accordingly, metro No. 1 continues to fall behind. the deadline to 2020 will be put into operation and exploitation.

After that, the project is expected to be completed and put into operation by the end of 2021, but so far, with the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic, the project has been delayed until the end of 2023, the beginning of 2024.

Source 1: https://e.vnexpress.net/news/news/saigon-1st-metro-line-completion-pushed-back-to-2022-4237020.html

Source 2: https://tuoitre.vn/do-dich-covid-19-metro-so-1-lai-lui-cuoi-nam-2023-hoac-dau-2024-moi-hoan-thanh-20210907134153037.htm

  • UPDATED THU THIEM 2 BRIDGE

Thu Thiem 2 Bridge completes installation of final steel beams – connecting the two banks of District 1 and 2

At the end of last week, the main investor announced that Thu Thiem 2 Bridge, which linking District 1 and 2, has been finished the installation of all 17 steel beams for the main span of the bridge. It is expected that the bridge can be put into service in Q2 of 2022.

As one of the key construction works of HCMC, The Thu Thiem 2 cable-stayed bridge has 6 lanes and a total length of 1.4 kilometers, with the main section stretching 886 meters. Upon completion, the Thu Thiem 2 Bridge will connect downtown Ho Chi Minh City with Thu Thiem.

By the way, this bridge will help bring a greater number of shoppers from all over the city, opening many business investment opportunities and sustainable value appreciation.

At The Metropole Thu Thiem, a great location is the guarantee for sustainable value appreciation

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