Update news Expressways
The Ministry of Transport has set a target of completing and putting into operation the eastern North-South expressway by 2025, bringing the total length of highways in the north central-central coastal region from 193km to 1,390 km.
The VND13 trillion Van Don-Mong Cai expressway in Quang Ninh province officially opens to traffic on September 1.
All vehicles must use the electronic toll collection (ETC) system when travelling on expressways in Vietnam from today, August 1.
The Ministry of Transport has asked relevant agencies to realise the Prime Minister's request on completing automatic non-stop toll collection (ETC).
Motorists travelling on the Hanoi-Hai Phong Expressway will only be able to pay tolls using electronic means.
Vietnam has set a target to have 5,000 kilometers of expressways by 2030, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung said at a meeting on Thursday, December 24.
The Ministry of Transport proposes building seven more expressways with a total length of 774km in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta by 2030.
The ministries of transport and finance are considering charging tolls on State-funded expressways.
VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam Expressway Corporation (VEC) has rejected recent media reports that it will begin a pilot scheme permitting motorcycles with engines of 400cc or bigger to use expressways which are currently for automobiles only.