(Hu Zhuling Hangzhou Daily)
As the reporter knew from Hangzhou Harbor Management Bureau, Hangzhou section of Hang-Yong Cancel will basically open to navigation by the end of this year.
Hang-Yong Cancel Project, spanning from 10th to 11th “Five-Year Plan”, is a large construction project of navigation infrastructure. The cancel will connect three water systems( Qiantang River, Cao’e River, and Yong River), and will expand the Grand Cancel to the east as far as 240 kilometers. Hangzhou section of Hang-Yong Cancel measures 56.5 kilometers, with the total investment of 1.65 billion RMB, and is reconstructed according to the 4th class navigation channel standards. 2007 is critical for the construction of the cancel, which is estimated to open to navigation by the end of this year.