Toll fees at the Vinh Phu and Suoi Giua toll stations along the National Highway No.13 section passing through Binh Duong Province will be cut by VND1,000 per vehicle starting today, July 14.
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.
Some provinces have failed to meet the Prime Minister’s deadline for site clearance for the eastern part of the North – South Highway.
A number of highways have opened to traffic recently in the Mekong Delta, which has a regional population of 20 million.
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.
More national highways were open to traffic in an effort to reduce traffic congestions in the Mekong Delta.
The People Committee of Dong Nai province has proposed Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc consider investment to expand the Ho Chi Minh City-Long Thanh-Dau Giay expressway to ease traffic congestion.
Nguyen Van Thanh, head of the Department of Road Management No 4, has asked the Ministry of Transport to approve supplementary capital for the repair of the HCM City-Trung Luong Expressway this year.
The requirements on financial capability and experience that contractors must have for the north-south expressway project are out of reach of domestic enterprises.
To Vietnamese, Chinese contractors means ‘low quality’. However, they are not be the fatal problem of Vietnam’s infrastructure works.