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Tuesday, 20 August 2019 07:29


From now until the end of the year, a number of important national highways in the Mekong River Delta (Mekong Delta) will be upgraded to meet the demand for travel and trade when the number of vehicles increases.

According to the report of the plan of implementing projects of the Ministry of Transport, from now to the end of 2019, it will start to upgrade 10 road projects with a total investment of VND 8,000 billion.


In the Mekong Delta region, will upgrade and upgrade Quan Lo - Phung Hiep route with a length of 112 km, passing through 4 provinces including Hau Giang, Soc Trang, Bac Lieu and Ca Mau. This road was built in 2005 and put into operation since 2009, breaking the monopoly of National Highway 1A, shortening the distance of about 50km from Can Tho to Ca Mau. However, after 10 years of use, the road has not been upgraded so the road surface does not meet the transport demand.


The project of upgrading Quan Lo - Phung Hiep line was approved by the Ministry of Transport in March 2016 and is in the technical design phase. Expected, in quarter 4-2019, will start construction and completion in 2020. This project has a total investment of 900 billion.


Another important route in the Mekong Delta is the national highway 53 section of Tra Vinh - Long Toan, 52 km long. Currently, the project is in the design phase, in September 2016, it will be bidding to start the project in October 2016. The project has a total investment of VND 1,202 billion.


The next project in the Mekong Delta was renovated and upgraded as national highway 57, from Dinh Khao ferry (Vinh Long province) to Mo Cay town (Ben Tre province). The project has a total investment of VND 875 billion. According to the MOT's plan, the project will start in September 2016 and be completed by the end of 2020. After upgrading, expanding National Highway 57 from Dinh Khao ferry to Mo Cay Town will be connected smoothly. system of national highways between Ben Tre - Vinh Long - Tra Vinh and other provinces in the region.


In Dong Thap province, the project to upgrade the National Highway 30 section of Cao Lanh - Hong Ngu was approved by the Ministry of Transport. The project has a total investment of VND 800 billion, of which the clearance cost is VND 276 billion. It is expected that the time to start construction of the project in September 2016.


In the northern region, the Ministry of Transport also upgraded a series of national highways, including the Hanoi - Hai Phong highway with Cau Gie - Ninh Binh expressway; the project of connecting national highways 4C and 4D (km238 - km414); Highway 3B project ...


According to the report from the Department of Planning and Investment (Ministry of Transport), out of 10 upgraded projects, the Ministry of Transport approved 8 projects, the remaining 2 projects are Highway 24 and Highway 25 Comments are also approved in 2019.


For 8 projects that have been approved for investment, currently surveying, technical design, construction drawing design and organizing bidding to select construction and installation contractors. It is expected that many bidding packages of 8 projects will start from now until the end of 2019.


Regarding the progress of road upgrade projects, at the recent meeting, Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The asked investors and project management to accelerate the next, slowest steps in In 2020, all 10 national highway upgrading projects must be completed.