City makes adjustments to key transport projects

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved adjustments to some transportation projects around Ho Chi Minh City till 2020.

A section of Vo Van Kiet Highway (Photo: U.Phuong)

Accordingly, Ho Chi Minh City will build five highways, that link Ho Chi Minh City with neiboughring provinces or cross the city.

Highway HCMC-Long Thanh-Dau Giay will cover 55km; highway HCMC-Thu Dau Mot-Chon Thanh will cover 69km; highway Ben Luc- Long Thanh about 58km; highway Bien Hoa-Vung Tau will be 76km with six to eight lanes. Highway HCMC-Moc Bai across 55km will be with four to six lanes.

Besides, motorways HCMC-Trung Luong will be upgraded and extended by 40km. HCMC will also build 34 new bridges; among them will be nine bridges across Dong Nai River.

By Lam Nguyen – Translated by Huyen Huong

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