Hanoi’s iconic Long Bien Bridge


Vietnam Ajour 2-2014: Long Bien broen i Hanoi - Et monument fra krigen

Hanoi’s iconic Long Bien Bridge in the midst of a much-needed renovation to make it safer for pedestrians and drivers. But while one might think that a US$15 million upgrade would be conducted with cutting edge technology, this is far from the case.
This video from DTI News shows a circus-like process wherein one worker tosses molten rivets to his colleague who catches them with an aluminum hopper before drilling them into place.

7/8 2015 Saigoneer: [Video] Workers Toss Molten Rivets To Repair Long Bien Bridge

17/7 2015 Saigoneer: [Photos] Hanoi’s 122-Year-Old Long Bien Bridge Getting Major Overhaul

11/11 2014 Saigoneer: 26 Old Photos Of Hanoi’s Majestic Long Biên Bridge

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