BINH THUAN (VNS)– A ceremony was held yesterday to mark the beginning of expansion work on a stretch of National Highway 1A in the central province of Binh Thuan.
The project, in Ham Thuan Bac District, is the result of a partnership between the Ministry of Transport and the provincial People's Committee. The Binh Thuan National Highway 1A – BOT Joint Stock Company has been assigned to implement the project, under the build – operate – transfer model.
A total of VND2.6 trillion (US$124.8 million) will be spent to expand the stretch of road, which will have six lanes at a width of 25.5 metres. The highest permitted speed for motor vehicle will be 80 km per hour.
The project is scheduled to be finish in 2015. – VNS