On July 22, the ETC system with 13 new lanes was launched on Cau Gie – Ninh Binh expressway, increasing the total ETC stations to 28 at the three plazas of Vuc Vong, Liem Tuyen, and Cao Bo. (Photo: VNA)

Citizens show reluctance towards non-stop electronic toll collection

The Transport Ministry is implementing the direction of Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh about electronic toll collection (ETC) on all expressways from August 1. However, it seems a large number of drivers are still reluctant to install such an ETC card on their vehicles.

Traffic projects to prioritize quality over quantity, progress:  Minister

Traffic projects to prioritize quality over quantity, progress: Minister

It is planned that VND420,000 billion (US$18.4 billion) will be allocated to traffic projects from 2021-2025. Except for the regular maintenance expenses, there will be over VND80,000 ($3.5 billion) per year for traffic facilities construction. Such a large sum has raised concern in the community as to the implementation capacity, progress administration and quality control of those projects. SGGP News has conducted an interview with Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The regarding these matters.

Non-stop toll collection piloted on certain expressways nationwide

Non-stop toll collection piloted on certain expressways nationwide

Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh yesterday formally requested that the Transport Ministry and related agencies quickly launch the non-stop toll collection service as formerly asked by the National Assembly and the Government since this is a top-priority mission.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (9th from right) cuts the ribbon to open Hung Ha bridge. (Photo: VNA)

Hung Ha bridge, expressway connection road open to traffic

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc cut the ribbon to open Hung Ha bridge, linking the Red River delta provinces of Hung Yen and Ha Nam, and a road connecting Hanoi-Hai Phong and Cau Gie-Ninh Binh expressway, to traffic on the morning of January 26.

Corporation proposes $1.27 billion expressway in Mekong Delta

Corporation proposes $1.27 billion expressway in Mekong Delta

Cuu Long Corporation for Investment, Development and Project Management of Infrastructure has proposed the Ministry of Transport to permit preparation for construction of Chau Doc-Can Tho-Soc Trang expressway in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam, said the company on December 17.