Major transport projects to get underway this year, others to be completed

The Ministry of Transport plans to begin work on nine major infrastructure projects in the south this year to reduce traffic congestion and improve connectivity.

Major transport projects to get underway this year, others to be completed

In the third quarter, it will begin work on two sub-projects in the eastern section of the North-South Expressway, between Nha Trang and Cam Lam in Khanh Hoa province and between Cam Lam and Vinh Hao in Khanh Hoa, Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan.

Construction of the 8.7km Tan Van-Nhon Trach section in Dong Nai province, part of Ring Road No 3, will begin this quarter. It will run between Provincial Highway 25B and the Ho Chi Minh City-Long Thanh-Dau Giay Expressway.

Work on terminal T3 at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCM City and a bypass around Long Xuyen City on National Highway No 91 in the Mekong province of An Giang will begin in October.

Construction of a bypass around Ca Mau City on National Highway No 1A, the second phase of upgrades to the Hau River in the Mekong Delta and the Cho Gao Canal in Tien Giang province and upgrade of a section of National Highway No 1A between Nga Bay town in Hau Giang province and Chau Thanh district in Soc Trang povince will begin in the final months of the year.

 

The ministry also wants to complete a number of ongoing major transport projects this year, such as two sections of the North-South Expressway between Cao Bo and Mai Son in Ninh Binh province and between Cam Lo in Quang Tri province and La Son in Thua Thien-Hue province.

It has also called for the completion of the Trung Luong-My Thuan Expressway in the south, upgrades to runways at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi and Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCM City, construction of the Mai Dich-Nam Thang Long Overpass in Hanoi, and an upgrade to the north-south railway.

Source: VNA

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