City makes adjustments to key transport projects

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.

By Lam Nguyen – Translated by Huyen Huong

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