Bach Dang Harbor Park located on the west bank of the Saigon River is increasingly degraded, deserted
According to the city, the duration of temporary exploitation of inland waterway cruises at Bach Dang wharf is one year and the enterprises shall carry out their relocation without compensation when the city implements the planning on Bach Dang wharf. . The anchorage of the ship's boat at Nguyen Kieu wharf (District 1) on the occasion of Tet holidays must be reported to the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City.
The city authorities also assigned the Department of Transport and related units to ensure the beauty of the city during the exploitation, environmental sanitation, road and waterway traffic safety. If there is a risk of unsafe, the Department of Transport must report to the city to terminate the operation of these terminals.
Bach Dang wharf is located at No. 2 Ton Duc Thang street, which includes a 1,325 m long wharf and Bach Dang Park, along the Sai Gon River, which is 23,400 m 2 in area and is a place of great entertainment for Saigon residents.
According to the decision of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee, since April 30, 2015, activities of hydrofoil, tourist boats, ships and restaurants in Bach Dang wharf have been relocated to serve the renovation and embellishment. . It is expected to be the most modern commercial center in Saigon with many amenities and the marina is being proposed.
According to the study design project of Bach Dang Port Park of Saigon Tourist Corporation (approved by the President of Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee in mid-2017), there will be 2 pedestrian bridges built to connect District 1 with District 2.
Investors are required to research, design design to facilitate pedestrians from District 1 to District 2; The bridges of District 1 do not penetrate deeply into Ton Duc Thang Street.
Bach Dang Harbor Park must preserve the historic Tran Hung Dao statue, the flag of Thu Ngu. Particularly, architectural works at the place of the flag pole, Ngu Nguoi have to organize the international architectural design competition in order to select the optimal plan.
Regarding the project of traffic organization in Bach Dang Port Park, the leaders of the city requested thorough study of the intersection at Ham Nghi - Nguyen Hue - Ton Duc Thang intersection, Khanh Hoi bridge and the bridge leading way. Thiem; At the same time, the study will connect the parking area, the underground shopping center with the metro station area in Ham Nghi street.
Besides, the planning project must study the location of the water taxi wharf in the Kien Giang area, design the central wharf as the traffic hub for water taxi and public transport routes, architectural beauty of Bach Dang Port Park, ensuring compliance with the high edge of the Saigon River.
Source: Lao Cai Newspaper