The Hà Tiên- Rạch Giá- Bạc Liêu expressway will have a total length of 225km and be 17m in wide, with four lanes. — Photo dantri.com.vn
HCM CITY — The Cửu Long Corporation for Investment Development and Project Management of Infrastructure (CIPM) has asked the Ministry of Transport to be responsible for the Hà Tiên-Rạch Giá-Bạc Liêu expressway project.
The expressway will connect the Xà Xía border gate in Hà Tiên Province and National Highway 1A and Mekong Delta provinces.
The expressway will pass through Hà Tiên Town in Kiên Giang Province, Long Mỹ commune in Hậu Giang Province and Sóc Trăng and Bạc Liêu provinces.
The new expressway will have a total length of 225km and be 17m in wide with four lanes. The speed limit will be 80km per hour.
Trần Văn Thi, general director of CIPM, said the project would help to upgrade the transport infrastructure of the Mekong Delta and assist import and export activities with Cambodia.
The total investment of the first phase of the project is VNĐ33.2 trillion (US$1.4 billion). — VNS