An Phu intersection, Thu Duc city, consisting of three floors with a total investment of 3,773 billion VND, is designed in a modern direction, with a symbolic tower named "aspiration".
The An Phu intersection project, Thu Duc City, approved for investment policy in April last year, is expected to start construction this year and complete in 2025. The project has 3 floors, including: two-way underground tunnel with high connection. Ho Chi Minh City - Long Thanh - Dau Giay expressway with Mai Chi Tho road (in Thu Thiem tunnel side), extending through Mai Chi Tho - Dong Van Cong intersection; islands and islets on the ground; two overpasses.
At the intersection of Mai Chi Tho - Dong Van Cong, the project to build two overpasses and pedestrian bridges…
At the end of last year, Ho Chi Minh City held a contest to select designs and plans by the joint venture of Viet Architecture Joint Stock Company and B.R Design Consultant Co., Ltd. to be selected. The architecture of the intersection is assessed to be modern, suitable for the characteristics of the climate, urban civilized lifestyle as well as the regional landscape...
The highlight of the project is the iconic tower at the central roundabout that helps to increase the positioning of the place, the feeling of walking space, and the cityscape at night.
The tower consists of a combination of steel bars 36 m high, the base diameter is 4.4 m, the top is 10.4 m, symbolizing the unity and aspiration to build a young and dynamic city. In which, the base of the tower represents the origin of the people's solidarity; The top of the tower symbolizes the strong spirit of the city.
The central circular island of the intersection is designed with many green areas with lakes, pedestrian spaces and public utilities… like a park complex.
The lighting system at the intersection is a combination of lights in the lake area and lights on the tower block, both increasing the aesthetics of the area and helping to locate the direction. The color changes according to the day of the week or holiday…
The overpasses crossing the intersection with each branch are designed with two lanes, 9 m wide, 4.75 m high, with a speed of 50 km/h. Bridge railing made of galvanized steel.
The two-way tunnel connects the Ho Chi Minh City - Long Thanh - Dau Giay expressway with Mai Chi Tho Street (the side of the Thu Thiem tunnel), extending through the Mai Chi Tho - Dong Van Cong intersection. The tunnel consists of 4 lanes, a total length of nearly 1 km, a maximum speed of 50 km/h.
An Phu intersection is the intersection between major traffic axes including Ho Chi Minh City - Long Thanh - Dau Giay Expressway, Mai Chi Tho Boulevard, Luong Dinh Cua Street and connecting with Nguyen Thi Dinh and Dong Van Cong routes to the port. Cat Lai, so the traffic pressure is great.
When the project is completed, it will help reduce congestion in the eastern gateway area of Ho Chi Minh City and increase the efficiency of the Ho Chi Minh City - Long Thanh - Dau Giay expressway when Long Thanh airport is built.
Location of An Phu intersection.