|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