Despite some obstacles, the Government is determined to complete 654 kilometers of the North-South Expressway project by 2024.
The decision on direct appointment of contractors for 12 component projects of the North - South Expressway is unprecedented.
The National Assembly on Tuesday ratified a resolution on building the eastern section of the North-South Expressway during its extraordinary meeting in Hanoi.
The Government proposed another 12 projects covering 729km of road on the North-South Express, according to the Ministry of Transport.
The Government on November 15 suggested that the National Assembly (NA) approve public funding for all 12 subprojects of the 729-kilometer North-South expressway project in the 2021-2025 period.
The Ministry of Transport has submitted plans to build more than 700 kilometres of extra road on the east sections of the North-South Expressway.
Four major transport projects will be kicked off in June, announced the Ministry of Transport at a conference on May 28.
The Government has asked the Ministry of Transport to prioritize resources to execute the eastern North-South Expressway project in the next five years and complete important subprojects by 2025.
A common problem at all the component projects of the North-South Expressway is the lack of materials.
The National Assembly Standing Committee yesterday adopted a resolution on the switching of investment format of some component projects on Eastern North-South Expressway project in 2017-20 period, which failed to find investors through biddings.
Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Nhat talks about the ongoing construction of sections of the North-South Expressway.
The North-South Expressway will be equipped with a smart traffic system when put into operation to ensure efficient management and operation of vehicles, according to the Ministry of Transport.
Investors eligible to execute the North-South Expressway’s component projects under the public-private partnership (PPP) format must be financially capable, have experience and propose the lowest amount of State funding.
The three sub-projects set for construction in September are sections of Mai Son – National Highway No.45, Vinh Hao – Phan Thiet, and Phan Thiet – Dau Giay.
The Ministry of Transport will launch bidding for 13 packages related to three North-South Expressway sub-projects on August 8.
The Ministry of Transport has approved bidding documents for five component projects of the North-South Expressway to be implemented under the public-private partnership (PPP) format.
The estimated cost of the North-South Expressway in 2018 was VND16 trillion lower than the initial estimate made in 2017 when the National Assembly decided to develop the project.
Some National Assembly delegates yesterday expressed concerns over the Government's decision to transfer certain components of the North-South Expressway from the PPP model to public investment, Thanh Nien newspaper reported.
Vietnam’s efforts to accelerate public investment have gained strong momentum, laying firm groundwork for the country to boost economic growth.
The Government has proposed to the National Assembly three options for transforming investment models at sub-projects of the Eastern North-South Expressway for consideration.