First Thủ Thiêm Tunnel segment tugged to its position in safety
VGP – The first segment of the Thủ Thiêm under-river tunnel was carried to its position safely at 12.45 PM today in Hồ Chí Minh City.
first segment of the Thủ Thiêm Under-river Tunnel is tugged by four tugboats to
its position, Hồ Chí Minh City, March 7, 2010 – Photo: VNExpress
The segment arrived its destination safely at 12.45 PM. It will be assembled at the depth of 27m within 29 days.
Earlier, the maneuvers were successfully conducted on March 3.
As planned, the second segment will be positioned on April 5-6; the third May 4-5; and the last June 4-5.
The Thủ Thiêm Tunnel is
the first under-river tunnel in Việt
The tunnel’s total length is 1,490m. The work consists of two approach segments located in District 1 (585m) and Thủ Thiêm (535m), and an under-river tunnel (370m).