VND 740 bln for broadening Noi Bai- Lao Cai Highway

The Vietnam Expressway Investment and Development Corporation (VEC) announced that the agency will set up complementary works for travelling safety of the Noi Bai- Lao Cai Highway under an approval and donation of Transport Ministry and Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Noi Bai- Lao Cai Highway

Accordingly, the first phase of Noi Bai- Lao Cai Highway project was designed in the most modern standard highway in Vietnam with four main lanes and its maximum speed of 100 kilometers per hour in the section from Hanoi to Yen Bai, and two lines for main lanes and two lines for emergency vehicles with the maximum speed of 80 kilometers in the section from Yen Bai to Lao Cai.

In order to serve traveling demand for all vehicles, the VEC will stretch additional 11 pass flyovers with the 25 kilometers from Yen Bai to Lao Cai.

The Transport Ministry asked the VEC must complete the construction before July 1, 2017.

The Noi Bai- Lao Cai Highway will contribute in improving tourism and socio-economic development in the northern region.

By Bich Quyen- Translated by Huyen Huong

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