Update news highways

Hanoi, HCMC authorities blamed for delayed urban railway projects

In a report to National Assembly deputies, the Ministry of Transport (MOT) has updated the progress of urban railway projects in Hanoi and HCM City.

Ministry invests in repair of highways in Mekong Delta

The Ministry of Transport said it has invested 800 billion VND (34.5 million USD) for repairs and upgrades to national highways in the Mekong Delta this year to ensure traffic safety.

Weigh stations abandoned as overloaded trucks passs by

At least four weigh stations that are designed to catch overloaded trucks in HCM City have closed, but local authorities may be unaware of the decision causing public concern about road safety.


Automatic toll collection project will continue

The Ministry of Transport (MoT) wants to proceed with automatic toll collection on highways, despite the project's main investor seeking to pull out.

Decree on public-private partnerships to have little effect on highways and fees

VietNamNet Bridge - Analysts doubt that the decree on the investment mode of private public partnership (PPP) will cause a breakthrough in infrastructure development. 

Investors bid for concessions to exploit highways

VietNamNet Bridge - Investors, both foreign and Vietnamese, have expressed their willingness to obtain concessions to exploit highways, the Vietnam Expressway Corporation (VEC) has confirmed.

Transport Ministry to inspect faulty roads nationwide

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Minister of Transport, Dinh La Thang, has set up a team to examine why many sections of new roads and highways have subsided so quickly after being opened.

PM urges progress on highways

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked seven provinces and cities to complete land clearance and resettlement so that construction work can begin on two highway projects running