National Highway No.19 opens to traffic

The Ministry of Transport held a ceremony to open to traffic at the Km 17+027 – Km50+000 crossing Binh Dinh province and at Km 108+000 – Km 131+300 to Gia Lai province at National Highway No. 19 of Dak Ta Ley commune, mang Yang district, Gia Lai on January 15.

Leaders of Ministry of Transport cut ribbon to inaugurate the expassion project on January 14. (Photo:SGGP)By Vo Phuc- Translated

The expansion project following Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) has been completed a total of 56, 7 kilometers length with its investment capital up to over VND 2trillion.

The expansion section allows vehicles to travel at a maximum speed of 60- 80 kilometers an hour (60 km an hour at crowded residential areas).

The project has been built during two years (from December, 2013 to December, 2015). The investor and contractor are No. 36 Construction Corporation under Ministry of National Defense.

Speaking at the ceremony, Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Ngoc Dong appreciated highly the important role of the project which would push the central highlands’ economy up. On behalf of Ministry of Transport, Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Dong praised the project No.5 Management Board, investors as well as contractors with their efforts as facing many difficulties to finish the project on schedule.

Staffwriters-Translated by Huyen Huong

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