HCMC – The Van Don-Mong Cai expressway in Quang Ninh Province will be completed and opened to traffic in the second quarter of 2022, according to the investors of the project.
The northern province will have 200 kilometers of expressway that will connect with the Hanoi-Haiphong expressway.
The province is speeding up work on the components of the 80-kilometer Van Don-Mong Cai expressway, with all 32 bridges of the project having been completed, the local media reported.
The traffic safety, lighting, fence and median strip systems of the project will be completed this month.
The expressway project, with a total investment of over VND11 trillion, will have four lanes and allow a maximum speed of 120 kilometers per hour.
The project was divided into two sections for construction and investment, with the first, or the 16-kilometer Van Don-Tien Yen, invested by the management board of Quang Ninh traffic construction investment projects.
The second section, or the Tien Yen-Mong Cai, which is over 63 kilometers long, is invested by Van Don Infrastructure Investment and Development Company.
Speaking at a working session checking the process of the expressway on April 17, Provincial Party Secretary Nguyen Xuan Ky said that the expressway was expected to boost the province’s sustainable and socioeconomic growth.
The expressway will also foster tourism, attract investment and promote trade activities via the Mong Cai international border gate.