PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to assign the People’s Committee of HCMC as the state agency to implement a project building an expressway linking the southern economic hub with Moc Bai in Tay Ninh province.
The PM tasked the Ministry of Transport and thePeople’s Committee of Tay Ninh province to closely work with the People’sCommittee of HCM City to carry out the project as regulated.
The expressway is designed with a total lengthof about 53.5km, starting from a road belt in HCM City’s Hoc Mon district andending at a point linking with Highway 22 in Tay Ninh’s Moc Bai internationalborder gate area.
The project will be carried out under thepublic-private-partnership (PPP) form and build-operate-transit (BOT) contractwith the State’s support in two phases.
The first phase will focus on building the HCMCity-Trang Bang part with four lanes and Trang Bang-Moc Bai with the same numberof lanes, while the second one will concentrate on building the HCM City-TrangBang with eight lanes and Trang Bang-Moc Bai with six lanes.
Once completed, the project is expected to improvethe traffic for the two localities and the Mekong Delta/. VNA
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