National Highway 1A in Mekong Delta to be expanded

The work of expanding National Highway 1A in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho was kicked off on August 2 by Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai.

Deputy PM Hoang Trung Hai kicked off the expansion work of National Highway 1A on August 2 (Photo: Sggp)

The expansion section covers a length of 22km from Cai Rang District in Can Tho City to Phung Hiep District in Hau Giang Province.

The investment for the expansion work of more than VND1, 800 billion has come from Can Tho-Phung Hiep BOT ((Build-Operate-Transfer) Company and VietinBank.

The six-lane highway is expected to complete by end of 2015 and will ease traffic flow and also open opportunities for tourism and other socio-economic benefits in the Mekong Delta region.

By Binh Dai – Translated by Kim Khanh

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