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​Hanoi approves detailed plan for new ‘mega urban area’

Friday, June 22, 2018, 19:08 GMT+7
​Hanoi approves detailed plan for new ‘mega urban area’
A 3D model of the future Gia Lam Urban Area in Gia Lam District, Hanoi.

A detailed plan for the development of a massive new urban area in Hanoi’s outlying Gia Lam District has been approved by city deputy chairman Nguyen The Hung.

The 420 hectare mega project will be capable of housing nearly 90,000 residents across four communes in southwestern Gia Lam, about 20 kilometers east of downtown Hanoi, according to the plan.

Two 40 meter wide roads will connect the northwestern and northeastern sides of the urban area with downtown Hanoi.

To its southeastern edge, Gia Lam Urban Area will be bordered by the Hanoi – Hai Phong Expressway, a 105 kilometers thoroughfare connecting the two namesake cities.

A metro line connecting Hanoi’s city center and Gia Lam Urban Area is also slated for construction along Dong Du and Duong Xa Streets.

Upon its completion the ‘mega urban area’, as dubbed by city planners, will feature buildings and other infrastructure initiative to support the new community.

A luxury villa complex, high-rising condominiums, kindergartens, schools, pubic venues, and parking lots will be among the amenities available to residents of the future urban area, according to its planning.

The total development capital for the Gia Lam Urban Area is expected to top VND87 trillion (US$3.83 billion).

The detailed plan cements urban planning schemes laid out by a master plan to develop Hanoi until 2030, with a vision through 2050.

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Tuan Son / Tuoi Tre News

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