Deputy PM instructs implementation of many highway projects

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has instructed the Ministry of Transport to implement many highway projects in the northern and southern region.

The ministry is tasked to invite bids for the projects’ construction under Public Private Partnership (PPP) form, decide investment phases to meet traffic demand and ensure capital balance ability in accordance with financial plans.

According to the Ministry of Transport, 106 kilometer and six-lane Binh Binh-Thanh Hoa Highway project is expected to break ground in the first half this year, while 98.2 kilometer Thanh Hoa-Bai Vot with 4-6 lanes is scheduled to start construction early next year and be completed by 2020.

The construction of 51 kilometer Trung Luong-My Thuan and 24.5 kilometer My Thuan-Can Tho is planned to start this month. These two highways will have six lanes each.

By Lam Nguyen – Translated by Hai Mien

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