HCMC belt-road projects to kick off in 2011

The Ministry of Transport said on December 21 that it would drive stakes in the ground for site clearance and building lines for the Belt-road 3 and 4 Projects in Ho Chi Minh City since 2011 to closely control the dwelling site for the projects.

According to the plan, the two projects would launch at the same time next year and would finish in 2020. In the design, the belt-road 3 with a total length of 89.3 kilometers which starts from Nhon Trach and ends at HCMC-Trung Luong Highway goes through HCMC, Dong Nai, Binh Duong, and Long An provinces. The belt-road 4, which is 196.5 kilometers in length, goes through HCMC, Ba Ria – Vung Tau, Dong Nai, Binh Duong, and Long An provinces.

The projects were funded more than VND150 trillion, of which the belt-road 3 accounts for VND55.805 trillion, and the belt-road 4 VND98 trillion.

Two projects will be split to into several sections in priority order, of which the section Tan Van – Nhon Trach of the former and the Ben Luc – Hiep Phuoc section of the latter will be build first with a total investment of VND7 trillion and VND7.8 trillion for the first stage respectively.

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