The De Gi sea-crossing bridge (Cat Khanh commune, Phu Cat district, Binh Dinh) not only “connects to the happy shore” but also becomes a check-in point to attract tourists on the occasion of the Lunar New Year 2023.
After nearly 2 years of construction, the De Gi sea-crossing bridge was completed, turning the impossible dream of the people in the coastal areas of My Thanh commune, Phu My district, and Cat Khanh commune, Phu Cat district (Binh Dinh). reality.
Nearly 400m long, 17m wide asphalt bridge with a traffic speed of about 80km/h, De Gi sea bridge in Binh Dinh has shortened more than 40 minutes to go from Cat Khanh commune, Phu Cat district to My Thanh commune, Phu My district.
A group of friends Hoai Thu, Phuong Thao, Nhu Quynh from My Loi commune (Phu My district) rode motorbikes to De Gi bridge to take pictures and share: “We see on social networks posting many beautiful pictures of this bridge. But now that I’m back home to celebrate Tet , I have the opportunity to come here to explore and take pictures. It’s great to stand in the middle of the bridge to take pictures.”
Mr. Nguyen Van Tu (Cat Khanh commune) said that in the past, My Thanh commune, Phu My district and Cat Khanh commune, Phu Cat district were separated from the sea mouth and De Gi fishing port. People want to go back and forth by detour about 30km. Now, it only takes a few minutes for people to go back and forth, so everyone is very excited.
“Early in the morning or in the afternoon, many people walk across the bridge while exercising while enjoying the scenery of their homeland. In the days of spring and Tet, people everywhere and tourists passing by all stop to take pictures”, Mr. Tu said. speak.
Mr. Ho Quoc Dung, the Secretary of Binh Dinh Provincial Party Committee, shared: “De Gi Bridge is the second sea-crossing bridge (after the bridge crossing the Thi Nai lagoon). along the coast from Hoai Nhon town through Phu My and Phu Cat districts, connecting with Quy Nhon city, thereby creating a push, opening up a space for tourism, urban and marine economic development for the locality.”
7 days of Tet, Binh Dinh tourism collects 122 billion VND($1=24,000 VND)
Mr. Tran Van Thanh, Director of Binh Dinh Department of Tourism, said that from January 20 to January 26 (the 29th to the 5th of Tet), the province welcomed more than 149,000 visitors, an increase of about 12% over the same period in 2022. .
Total revenue from tourists is estimated at 122 billion VND, up about 15% over the same period in 2022.