With 33 highway projects totaling nearly 3,000 km long planned for construction in 2021-2030, a decade of busy expressway building is expected.
Vietnam Expressway Corporation (VEC) is following procedures to use money from tolls collected from four highway projects to pay the Japanese contractors of the Ben Luc – Long Thanh Expressway project.
The Lao government is discussing the planned route of an expressway running from Vientiane through Xaysomboun, Xieng Khuang and Huaphan provinces to the Vietnamese border.
The Ministry of Transport is consulting ministries and Government agencies on collecting tolls at sections of the North-South Expressway built from State capital.
The Ring Road No. 3 project, which was approved 10 years ago, must be completed by 2025 to help ease traffic jams in HCMC and connect with the southern key economic zone, said Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh.
The La Son-Tuy Loan expressway connecting Thua Thien-Hue Province and Da Nang City, part of the North-South expressway, is now ready for opening to traffic.
Hanoi and the four northern provinces of Hung Yen, Bac Ninh, Bac Giang and Vinh Phuc have proposed a major highway project to the Prime Minister.
According to the Ministry of Transport (MoT), its divisions are striving to complete the statement to the Politburo for the policy approval of implementing a set target of 5,000- kilometer long expressways in the whole country by 2030.
Some provinces have failed to meet the Prime Minister’s deadline for site clearance for the eastern part of the North – South Highway.
The Mekong Delta will have at least 300 km of expressway by 2025, said Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The.
Lang Son People’s Committee has submitted the construction plan of Huu Nghi-Chi Lang Expressway to the Ministry of Planning and Investment
Vietnam is stimulating key transport projects and other infrastructure ones to support development and economic recovery in post-Covid-19. And this is a good opportunity for investors.
It’s time for Vietnam to build an expressway on its own, experts say.
The government is submitting to the National Assembly a mammoth north-south express railway project worth $59 billion.