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Section of Đà Nẵng-Quảng Ngãi Highway opens

Update: August, 02/2017 - 16:20
The 65km section of Đà Nẵng-Quảng Ngãi Highway opens to the public on Wednesday. — Photo Courtesy of the Việt Nam Expressway Corporation
Viet Nam News

ĐÀ NẴNG — A 65km section of Đà Nẵng-Quảng Ngãi Highway, from Túy Loan intersection in Đà Nẵng City to Tam Kỳ intersection in Quảng Nam Province, opened to the public on Wednesday.

The section of the four-lane highway was opened by the Ministry of Transport and the Việt Nam Expressway Corporation (VEC) and permits a maximum speed of 120km per hour.

VEC officials said the entire 139.52km Đà Nẵng-Quảng Ngãi Highway will open for public use by the end of this year.

The total investment for the project is around US$1.64 billion. Of this, $798 million has been borrowed (with interest) from Japan International Co-operation Agency and $590 million from World Bank; the remaining is from the State budget. — VNS

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