ANN/VIETNAM NEWS – The northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang decided to invest USD207 million to construct an expressway connecting with its northern neighbour, Ha Giang Province.
The investment capital consists of over USD189 million from the State budget and over USD97 million from the local budget.
The project’s implementation period is scheduled to last until 2025. The Traffic Construction Projects Investment Management Board of Tuyen Quang Province has been assigned to be the investor of the project.
The two-lane expressway is designed to have a total length of 77 kilometres, starting from the intersection of Tuyen Quang-Phu Tho Expressway and National Highway 2D in Nhu Khe Commune, Yen Son District of Tuyen Quang province to Km77 + 00 through Ha Giang Province.
The project aims to meet increasing travel and freight demand and solve the bottlenecks of the two northern provinces.
The project is believed to be a particularly important work to serve the socio-economic development and ensure national defence and security. The project also contributes to comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and China, in line with road network planning for the period 2021-30, vision towards 2050.