North-South Expressway to have higher capacity

 Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The has signed a decision to announce a list of projects to build sections of the North-South Expressway in the east during 2017-2021. 

A section of the North-South Expressway (Source: VNA)

A section of the North-South Expressway (Source: VNA)

They include Mai Son-National Highway 45, National Highway 45-Nghi Son, Nghi Son-Dien Chau, Dien Chau-Bai Vot, Nha Trang-Cam Lam, Cam Lam-Vinh Hao, Vinh Hao-Phan Thiet and Phan Thiet-Dong Nai, which will be constructed at a total cost of more than 104 trillion VND (4.6 billion USD) under the public-private partnership (PPP) model. 

The minister said the projects aim to meet demand for transportation and form the North-South Expressway that connects economic and political centres, helping promote socio-economic development. 

The ministry said a feasibility report on the projects has been completed. Meanwhile, investment and construction work is expected to be completed in 2021.

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