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31/05/2023 - 15:02

Ten transport projects to be launched in second quarter

The Ministry of Transport said that it will push investors and project management boards to quickly finalise procedures to launch construction of 10 projects and complete nine others within the second quarter of this year.

A view of the Bien Hoa-Vung Tau expressway(Photo:

These projects include some important routes such as Chau Doc-Soc Trang-Can Tho, Khanh Hoa-Buon Ma Thuot, Bien Hoa-Vung Tau, Belt Road No.3 of Ho Chi Minh City, and the Belt Road No.4 of the Capital Region, it said.

The ministry reported that it has so far approved the investment policy for 59 transport projects using public investment capital for the 2021-2025 period. Among them, 41 have had their investment project approved.

For the 18 remaining projects, 11 are scheduled to be approved in the second quarter, six in the third quarter and one in the fourth quarter, the ministry said.

Within this year, the ministry plans to start construction of 28 projects and finish 29 others.

To date, six projects have been launched as scheduled, including the upgrade of the Hanoi-Vinh and Vinh-Nha Trang sections of the Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh City railway route, two projects upgrading the Cai Mep-Thi Vai waterway route and the waterway route leading to ports in Nam Nghi Son area of Thanh Hoa province./.