Bien Hoa-Tan Thanh-Cai Mep Expressway’s construction under proposal

The Project Management Board 85 has presented to the Ministry of Transport a proposal on construction of Bien Hoa-Tan Thanh-Cai Mep Seaport expressway in the southern provinces of Ba Ria-Vung Tau and Dong Nai.

East West or Vo Van Kiet Boulevard in Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in the southern key economic zone and Vietnam (Illustrative photo: SGGP)

The project aims to develop traffic infrastructure in the southern key economic zone including Ho Chi Minh City, Dong Nai, Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Binh Duong, Tay Ninh, Binh Phuoc and Long An, where has posted the fastest economic growth rate in Vietnam.

The 46.8 kilometer expressway, part of Bien Hoa-Dong Nai Highway, has a total investment capital of about VND13.1 trillion (US$585.83 million) which will be mobilized from private investors.

Construction is expected to complete within 24 months beginning December next year. The project comprises seven bridges, three intersections and 12 flyovers.

By D. Tuan – Translated by Hai Mien

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