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