“28th KENH” BRIDGE

Location: Thien Trung Commune – Cai Be District – Tien Giang Province.

Investor: Nam Phuong Foundation & The People’s Committee of Cai Be District, Tien Giang Province.

Contractor: WADRILLCO.

Linkage: Hau Thanh, An Cu, Thien Tri Communes to National Highway 1 and My Trung, Phu Dien (Thap Muoi District – Dong Thap Province).

Function: one of the major life-lines in the locality.

Traffic flow: 1,500 – 2,000 vehicles per day.

Actual state: no bridge, commuted mainly by boats.

Construction scope: a cable-stayed bridge of 2.5 metres wide, 80 metres long constructed with 16 piles of D400 mms, 35 ms deep, 12 piles of 24 ms deep and 08 bored piles of  D400 mms, 35 ms deep.

Type of bridge: a pedestrian bridge with the exploited loading weight only for pedestrians and rudimentary vehicles.

Time for use: approximately 30 years.