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Road construction in Ho Chi Minh City turns rush-hour gridlock into daytime nightmare

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 18:08 GMT+7
An endless line of vehicles on Nguyen Thai Son Street in Go Vap District, Ho Chi Minh City on September 8, 2016
An endless line of vehicles on Nguyen Thai Son Street in Go Vap District, Ho Chi Minh City on September 8, 2016
Endless lines of vehicles
Endless lines of vehicles
Commuters travel at a snail’s pace in the gridlock.
Commuters travel at a snail’s pace in the gridlock.
Commuters decide to turn around and look for an alternative route, aggravating the congestion.
Commuters decide to turn around and look for an alternative route, aggravating the congestion.
Motorbikes zigzag between cars and taxis.
Motorbikes zigzag between cars and taxis.
Motorbikes zigzag between cars and taxis.
Motorbikes zigzag between cars and taxis.
People park their motorcycles along the road, waiting for the traffic jam to dissipate.
People park their motorcycles along the road, waiting for the traffic jam to dissipate.
Vehicles entering the main street from an alley on exacerbated the chaos.
Vehicles entering the main street from an alley on exacerbated the chaos.
Vehicles entering the main street from an alley on exacerbated the chaos.
Vehicles entering the main street from an alley on exacerbated the chaos.
A cab driver steps out of his car to check out the situation.
A cab driver steps out of his car to check out the situation.
A garbage collector attempts to control the flow of traffic, preventing people from traveling on the wrong lanes.
A garbage collector attempts to control the flow of traffic, preventing people from traveling on the wrong lanes.

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