road transport

Update news road transport

Nine component projects of the North-South Expressway Phase 2 will be invested in the form of public-private partnership (PPP), with total investment of about 124,619 billion VND (US$5.4 billion) during the 2021-2025 period.

Vietnam’s road network with 9,000 km of expressways announced

According to the national road network planning by 2050, Vietnam will have more than 9,000 km of expressways. The country aims to complete construction of about 5,000 km by 2030.

Prime Minister approves VN road transport development plan to 2030

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has approved the Road Network Development Plan for the period 2021-2030, with a vision to 2050, under which 5,000km of expressways will be used by 2030.

 

Vietnam carrying out transport transformation to reduce emissions

Road transport makes up 85 percent of total emissions, an overwhelming proportion over other segments.

Crackdown on trucks fuels surge in waterway activity

 VietNamNet Bridge – After authorities recently began a crackdown on overloading of trucks, the popularity of waterway transportation has surged in the Mekong Delta thanks to its network of rivers and canals,

While roads get overloaded, railways and waterways sit largely idle

 VietNamNet Bridge – While the crumbling roads of Vietnam must bear the burden of high traffic and excessive loads, railways and waterways go largely under utilized.

Road transport getting more expensive, railway and waterway inconvenient

 VietNamNet Bridge – As road transport grows more costly, businesses are wringing their hands because of the lack of alternatives. The movement of goods by railways and waterways, they say, still offer no viable competition to land transport.