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Toll fees cut on Highway 13 in Binh Duong

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.

Resolutions on major road projects, special policies for Khanh Hoa adopted

The 15th National Assembly (NA) adopted resolutions on some major road projects and special mechanisms and policies for south-central Khanh Hoa province on June 16, part of its third session in Hanoi.

More highway projects to be funded with state money

Although many people think there is no regulation about toll collections used for expressways invested by the state, the Government says there is a legal basis for this.

NA’s Economic Committee agrees with Gov’t proposal to build three expressways

The National Assembly’s Economic Committee agreed with the Government’s proposal to invest in building three expressways along Chau Doc-Can Tho-Soc Trang; Khanh Hoa-Buon Ma Thuot; and Bien Hoa-Vung Tau.

Five localities seek PM approval for giant highway project

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.

Choose railways or airports

Many provinces have proposed building their own airports, but if there are high-speed rail routes, many people will not choose to fly a 300-500km distance.

North-South Highway: slow site clearance and material shortage

Some provinces have failed to meet the Prime Minister’s deadline for site clearance for the eastern part of the North – South Highway.

Highways open to traffic, clear the way to more development in Mekong Delta

A number of highways have opened to traffic recently in the Mekong Delta, which has a regional population of 20 million.

Vietnam targets to have 5,000 kilometers of expressways by 2030

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.

Highways open to traffic, Mekong Delta expects no more traffic jams

More national highways were open to traffic in an effort to reduce traffic congestions in the Mekong Delta.

Dong Nai suggests expanding HCM City-Long Thanh-Dau Giay expressway

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.

Should you stop driving when it rains?

Last Saturday afternoon, many drivers on the HCM City – Long Thanh – Dau Giay Expressway were so surprised to see the words "Don’t drive when it rains" illuminated on the electronic signs above the road.

North-south expressway out of reach for Vietnamese because of requirements

The requirements on financial capability and experience that contractors must have for the north-south expressway project are out of reach of domestic enterprises.

Chinese contractors’ low quality: know your own faults before blaming neighbor

To Vietnamese, Chinese contractors means ‘low quality’. However, they are not be the fatal problem of Vietnam’s infrastructure works.

Vietnam looks back on the ODA years

VietNamNet Bridge - ODA (official development assistance) capital was allocated to over 2,500 projects from 1993 to 2017, most of which has been used. 

Vietnam builds north-south highway, but not a railway

The north-south transportation route is expected to be overloaded by 2020 with 45.3 million passengers and 62.2 million tons of cargo per annum. Building a north-south highway is the solution Vietnam has chosen.

Concerns raised about north-south highway project

The project to build an expressway with total length of 1,372 kilometers linking the northern and southern parts of the country through 16 cities and provinces has sparked controversy among experts.

Foreign investors sought for BOT projects

VietNamNet Bridge - The lack of transparency in Vietnam is causing foreign investors to consider BOT (build-operate-transfer) projects cautiously.

Blacklisted Chinese contractors continue to undertake important projects

VietNamNet Bridge - Contractors fulfilling transport infrastructure projects are mostly from South Korea and China, according to a report released by the Ministry of Transport (MOT).

Portion of major highway reopens as California wildfire rages

 A portion of a major highway connecting Los Angeles and Las Vegas has been reopened, as a wildfire that forced the evacuation of some 80,000 Southern California residents continued to rage virtually unchecked.