Mỹ Thuận Bridge

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Mỹ Thuận Bridge
My Thuan Bridge.jpg
Official name Cầu Mỹ Thuận
Carries Motor vehicles
Crosses Mekong river (northern arm)
Locale between Tiền Giang and Vĩnh Long provinces, Việt Nam
Design Cable-stayed bridge
Total length 1,535 metres (5,036 ft)
Width 23.66 metres (77.6 ft)
Longest span 350 metres (1,150 ft)
Clearance below 37.5 metres (123 ft)
Opened 21 May 2000

The Mỹ Thuận Bridge (Vietnamese: Cầu Mỹ Thuận) is a cable-stayed bridge over the Mekong river, connecting Cái Bè District of Tiền Giang Province with Vĩnh Long City of Vĩnh Long Province in Vietnam. It was developed in a joint venture between the governments of Australia and Vietnam. The bridge was the largest overseas assistance project undertaken by the Australian government costing A$91 million.

The bridge.

It was built by Bilfinger Berger and completed in 2000.[1]

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