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Ho Chi Minh City bans vehicles from downtown streets on New Year’s Eve

Ho Chi Minh City bans vehicles from downtown streets on New Year’s Eve

Thursday, December 31, 2020, 15:20 GMT+7
Ho Chi Minh City bans vehicles from downtown streets on New Year’s Eve
The area in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City where traffic will be restricted on New Year’s Eve

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport will ban all vehicles from entering multiple streets in downtown areas for the organization of fireworks displays and other activities marking the New Year 2021.

The pyrotechnic shows at the Saigon River Tunnel in District 2 and Landmark 81 skyscraper in Binh Thanh District will take place within the framework of an countdown event running from 8:00 pm December 31 to 12:30 am January 1.

The event is also aimed at celebrating the establishment of new Thu Duc City.

To ensure traffic order and safety, all vehicles will be prohibited from entering the following routes from 8:00 pm December 31 to 12:00 am January 1:

Nguyen Tat Thanh Street in District 4 (from Hoang Dieu Street to Khanh Hoi Bridge)

Ton Duc Thang Street in District 1 (from Me Linh Square to Khanh Hoi Bridge)

Dong Khoi Street in District 1 (from Ngo Duc Ke Street to Ton Duc Thang Street)

Hai Trieu Street in District 1 (from Ho Tung Mau Street to Nguyen Hue Street)

Ham Nghi Street in District 1 (from Ho Tung Mau Street to Ton Duc Thang Street)

The section of Nguyen Huu Canh Street in Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City where traffic will be restricted on New Year’s Eve

The section of Nguyen Huu Canh Street in Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City where traffic will be restricted on New Year’s Eve

Traffic will also be restricted along Nguyen Huu Canh Street (from Thu Thiem Bridge to Nguyen Huu Canh Overpass) during this period.

The premises of Vinhomes Central Park urban area will be temporarily blocked for the fireworks performance to take place.

The alternative routes are listed as follows:

Alternative route from District 4 to District 1

Alternative route from District 4 to District 1

From District 4 to District 1: Nguyen Tat Thanh → Hoang Dieu → Doan Van Bo → Calmette Bridge → Calmette → Tran Hung Dao → Pham Ngu Lao → Quach Thi Trang Sqaure → Huynh Thuc Khang (or Le Loi) → Pasteur → Ly Tu Trong → Ton Duc Thang

Alternative route from District 1 to District 4

Alternative route from District 1 to District 4

From District 1 to District 4: Ton Duc Thang → Me Linh Sqaure → Hai Ba Trung → Le Thanh Ton → Nam Ky Khoi Nghia → Nguyen Thai Binh (or Nguyen Cong Tru) → Calmette → Calmette Bridge → Doan Van Bo → Hoang Dieu → Nguyen Tat Thanh

Alternative route from District 1 to District 2

Alternative route from District 1 to District 2

From District 1 to District 2: Vo Van Kiet → Ky Con → Tran Hung Dao → Pham Ngu Lao → Quach Thi Trang Square → Le Loi → Pasteur → Ly Tu Trong → Ton Duc Thang → Nguyen Huu Canh → Thu Thiem Bridge → Nguyen Co Thach → Mai Chi Tho

Alternative route from District 2 to District 1

Alternative route from District 2 to District 1

From District 2 to District 1: Mai Chi Tho → Nguyen Co Thach → Thu Thiem Bridge → Nguyen Huu Canh → Le Thanh Ton → Nam Ky Khoi Nghia → Vo Van Kiet

Alternative route from District 1 to Binh Thanh District

Alternative route from District 1 to Binh Thanh District

From District 1 to Binh Thanh District: Nguyen Huu Canh → Ngo Tat To → Nguyen Van Lac → Xo Viet Nghe Tinh → Dien Bien Phu

Alternative route from Binh Thanh District to District 1

Alternative route from Binh Thanh District to District 1

From Binh Thanh District to District 1: Dien Bien Phu → Dien Bien Phu Bridge → Dien Bien Phu → Nguyen Binh Khiem → Nguyen Thi Minh Khai → Dinh Tien Hoang → Ton Duc Thang → Nguyen Huu Canh

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