LAM DONG (VNS)— An investment of VND943.3 billion (nearly US$45 million) will be earmarked to upgrade the provincial road No 725 that links Da Lat with Lam Ha and Di Linh districts in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.
The project, which has been approved by the Lam Dong People's Committee, aims to upgrade Ta Nung Pass in Da Lat City and Cam Ly Thuong and Thac Voi bridges in Lam Ha districts.
It will also build a new section of Road 725 from Tan Thanh Commune in Lam Ha District to Tan Lam Commune in Di Linh District.
Construction of the provincial Road No 725, the most important road in the province, is scheduled to be completed in 2015.
The section from Da Lat to Nam Ban Commune in Lam Ha District is one of the tourist destinations favoured by visitors to Lam Dong Province, especially foreign tourists.
This section of Provincial Road No 725 has famous tourist attractions such as Voi Waterfall, the Cricket Breeding Farm, Cuong Hoan Silk Weaving Factory and the K' Ho ethnic minority village.
The upgraded road is expected to significantly contribute to socio-economic development of the province. — VNS