On March 11, 2021, the Steering Committee of the Construction Investment Project of the Dong Dang Expressway (Lang Son) – Tra Linh (Cao Bang) held a meeting and awarded prizes to the participating units. architectural design plans for some work items of the project. Representatives of VTCO Investment Co., Ltd attending the ceremony were Mr. Truong Van Tho – Chairman of the Board of Directors and Mr. Tran Huy Toan – Head of Design Department.
On December 24, 2020, the People’s Committee of Cao Bang province held a contest to select the project’s architectural design plan, bringing together 5 participating design and consulting units; with an examination board consisting of leading architects and famous experts in many different fields, in which GS.TS.KTS. Nguyen Quoc Thong, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Association of Architects assumes the role of Chairman of the council. According to the investment policy approved by the Government on August 10, the highway from Dong Dang (Lang Son) to Tra Linh (Cao Bang) is 115 km long, with a total capital of 20,930 billion VND, in the form of public-private partnership (PPP) ). This will be a special route, not only convenient for traffic, but also a symbol of culture and history, ensuring national defense, security and foreign affairs.
According to the announcement No. 114/BC-BQLDA of the People’s Committee of Cao Bang Province on the results of the entrance exam, after reviewing, discussing and voting, the organizers decided to award the second prize to VTCO Investment Company Limited (code V001). In particular, among the designs that have been selected for implementation, there are 2 options of VTCO: Sao La Bridge and Moc An Station. Congratulations to the Design team on the achievement.
***Perspective of Sao La Bridge
Inspired by the powerful horns of Sao La (Scientific nomenclature: Pseudoryx nghetinhensis or Asia Unicorn) – an endangered species currently being preserved in Cao Bang, it helps people have an intuitive view of the issue of protecting Sao La species from the brink of extinction.
***Perspective of Moc An Station
The total ground is separated into 3 blocks linked together by a system of covered corridors combining resting space. The model of conical hats of the ethnic people here, using local materials (bamboo, cork, bare brick) is close to the people of the northern mountainous region.