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Two sections of eastern North - South Expressway open to traffic

Two sections of the eastern North - South Expressway, Mai Son - National Highway 45 and Phan Thiet - Dau Giay, were inaugurated on April 29.

Major transport projects to kick off in 2023

In 2023, in addition to the 12 North-South expressway component projects of phase 2 (2021-2025), many more key traffic projects will be implemented.

PM urges speeding up implementation of major expressway projects

PM Pham Minh Chinh has asked relevant agencies to instruct authorities under their wings to conduct compensation and resettlement in line with legal regulations for major expressway projects.

Minister of Transport issues warning to managers of delayed projects

If transport projects do not proceed on schedule, managers need to prepare to resign, Transport Minister Nguyen Van Thang has said.

HCM City needs additional 2.8 billion USD for transport infrastructure projects

Ho Chi Minh City will need an additional 71 trillion VND (2.8 billion USD) from 2021-2025 to carry out transport infrastructure projects.

Problems in PPP projects still waiting to be solved

The Vietnamese Association of Road Systems Investors (VARSI) held a seminar on removing inadequacies of PPP transport infrastructure projects in Hanoi on Monday.

HCM City to build a series of new traffic projects

HCM City is speeding up procedures to start the construction of key traffic works at gateways by the end of the year, according to HCM City's Department of Transport.

Vietnam to have 33 new highways by 2030

With 33 highway projects totaling nearly 3,000 km long planned for construction in 2021-2030, a decade of busy expressway building is expected.

Hanoi transport projects to get extra US$1.27 billion

The Economic and Budget Commission under the Hanoi People's Council has agreed to supplement VND30 trillion (US$1.28 billion) of the city's mobilised capital to implement key transport projects.

Nearly $430 million needed for Can Tho-Hau Giang section of North-South Expressway

A proposal has been sent to the Ministry of Transport asking for evaluation of a feasibility report on the construction of the Can Tho – Hau Giang section as part of the eastern route of the North-South Expressway.

Stagnant transport plans probed at National Assembly

Facing stagnancy for years, transport infrastructure development has been highlighted by the National Assembly, triggering the urgent need to make strong moves to fast-track long-delayed initiatives.

HCM City drives transport infrastructure to speed economic recovery

Ho Chi Minh City is implementing a programme that seeks to restore capital resources for investment in transport infrastructure to drive socio-economic recovery and growth for 2022 – 2025.

Trans-Vietnam highway project lags two years behind schedule

The trans-Vietnam 2,744-km-long Ho Chi Minh Highway Project was planned to open in 2020 but so far only around 86 percent of the work has been completed, Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The told National Assembly deputies on May 24.

Transport infrastructure key to Mekong Delta’s economic growth

A vast major economic zone covering 40,400, the Mekong Delta boasts abundant advantages in agricultural production and investment attraction across a variety of fields.

North-South Expressway: Direct appointment of contractors required

The decision on direct appointment of contractors for 12 component projects of the North - South Expressway is unprecedented.

More capital needed to build 5,000km of expressway in Vietnam

To fulfil the goal of building 5,000 km of expressway by 2030 under the plan approved by the Government, it is necessary to have specific policies to attract investment.

HCM City to build road along Saigon River

The HCMC government has asked the municipal Department of Planning and Architecture to complete the formulation of an economic development plan along the Saigon River this year, including a riverside road connecting District 1 to Cu Chi District.

PM gives directions on Hanoi, HCM City’s road projects

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on Tuesday chaired a meeting with representatives of ministries, sectors and of Hanoi, Bac Ninh and Hung Yen on the investment policy for the Ring Road No.4 project in the Hanoi Capital Region.

Ministry of Transport to implement 67 projects in next 5 years

The Ministry of Transport plans to start 67 new projects in the medium-term public investment plan for the 2021-2025 period.


Transport Ministry unveils prioritised waterway projects in 10 years

The Ministry of Transport has released plans to overhaul waterway transport links across the country by 2030, to attract business and investment into transport infrastructure.