Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved adjustments to some transportation projects till 2020.
Accordingly, Ho Chi Minh City will build five highways, namely, the HCMC-Long Thanh-Dau Giay highway; the HCMC-Thu Dau Mot-Chon Thanh highway; the HCMC-Moc Bai highway; the Ben Luc-Long Thanh highway; and Bien Hoa-Vung Tau highway.
Highway HCMC-Long Thanh-Dau Giay will cover 55km; highway HCMC-Thu Dau Mot-Chon Thanh will cover 69km; highway Ben Luc- Long Thanh about 58km;highway Bien Hoa-Vung Tau will be 76km with six to eight lanes. Highway HCMC-Moc Bai across 55km will be with four to six lanes.
Besides, motorways HCMC-Trung Luong will be upgraded and extended by 40km. HCMC will also build 34 new bridges; among them will be nine bridges across Dong Nai River.