US$265 million for smart traffic operation centre in HCM City

A smart traffic operation centre in HCM City will receive an investment of VNĐ6 trillion (US$265 million) from 2017 to 2020, the city’s Department of Transport has said. In the first phase of the project, about VNĐ250 billion ($11 million) will be allocated to upgrade the existing traffic operation system. The project’s investor, the management board of the Sài Gòn River Tunnel Management Centre, said that a new traffic control and operation centre would manage traffic in the city’s centre area. The centre will control traffic by directing traffic lights, supervising traffic and providing information about traffic conditions.

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