Work to be commenced on 14 important transport projects

Thursday, 2019-08-08 13:10:12
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Fourteen important transport projects will be commenced from September this year. (Illustrative image)
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NDO – Fourteen important and urgent transport projects that were approved by the National Assembly in 2018 will be commenced from September this year.

The Ministry of Transport said that the 14 projects have a total investment capital of VND15 trillion (US$645 million) sourced from the State budget.

Of the total projects, there are four railway projects with a total investment capital of VND7 trillion (US$301 million) and 10 road projects with a total investment of VND8 trillion (US$344 million).

The project to upgrade a road linking national highway 4C with national highway 4D in the Northern mountainous region will be implemented first, during September.

The project on upgrading the road surface of the Quan Lo – Phung Hiep route running through the four provinces of Hau Giang, Soc Trang, Bac Lieu, and Ca Mau is scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The asked investors and project management units to quickly complete procedures and accelerate following steps to complete the 10 road projects in 2020. Meanwhile, four railway projects are expected to be completed before June 30, 2021.