According to the Department, the city People’s Committee sent a document to the Ministry of Transport on the tunnel project in order to solve traffic gridlock.
As per the project, the four-lane tunnel will connect HCMC- Long Thanh - Dau Giay. Total investment is prediceted worth VND1,047 billion.
City authorities expect to complete the project soon to settle the traffic congestion between Mai Chi Tho Street and motorway HCMC-Long Thanh-Dau Giay.
However, the Vietnam Expressway Corporation (VEC) announced the project can begin only by 2020 because from now to December, 2019, 15 paper works relating to the project must be finished.