An eight-lane street which links three districts in Hanoi has been opened to traffic on Tuesday.
The 627-metre road has a total investment of VND39 billion (USD1.69 million).
The expanded Nguyen Van Huyen road connects Nghia Do Ward in Cau Giay District, Xuan La Ward in Tay Ho District and Xuan Dinh Ward in Bac Tu Liem District.
The road is 50 metres wide with four lanes on each side, of which two are for four-wheel vehicles and two for motorcycles.
The traffic lights and signs along the road has been installed.
The road is also linked to some routes in the western urban area of West Lake.
Hanoi is building an overpass over Hoang Quoc Viet Street to ease traffic congestion.
Workers are painting fences along the street
Today, Hanoi celebrates its 65th anniversary of liberation (October 10, 1954 - October 10, 2019).
Experts have pointed out the difficulties to carry out Hanoi city proposals to open separate lanes for public buses.