The Hà Nội-Hải Phòng Expressway is costing its investor more than $100,000 a day.
The northern port city of Hải Phòng started two key projects on Monday with a total investment of nearly VNĐ3 trillion (US$130.5 million) sourced from the city’s budget.
The Lạch Huyện international port in the northern port city of Hải Phòng, which uses Japanese ODA funding, opened on Sunday (May 13), according to the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
Expressways constructed at a cost of several trillions of đồng have become staging grounds for serious safety violations, mainly due to drivers’ and local people’s ignorance of the roads’ design and signage, Thanh Niên (Young People) newspaper reported.
The Ministry of Transport has provided an explanation on the controversial toll collection policy on National Highway 5.
Cars lined up, causing a jam along National Highway 5 on Monday morning, as several drivers paid their tolls in small notes to protest the "unreasonable" tollbooth.
A conference opened in Hải Phòng city yesterday with a view to promoting cooperation along the economic corridor of Việt Nam’s Lao Cai Province, Hà Nội, Hải Phòng city and Quảng Ninh Province and China’s Yunnan Province.
The Directorate for Roads of Việt Nam asked relevant agencies to remove works illegally constructed under a bridge on the Hà Nội-Hải Phòng Expressway.
The Hà Nội People’s Committee has proposed the construction of Mễ Sở Bridge, which will connect the city’s Thường Tín District with Hưng Yên Province.