The Transport Ministry has just requested all project management boards of the North-South Expressway project to urgently devise a monitoring plan and a quality control plan for this critical work in the 2021-2025 period.
An electronic toll collection (ETC) system has been launched on Noi Bai-Lao Cai Expressway, the first route excluded in the North-South Expressway and the first connecting the capital city with the Northwestern region to operate the system.
The Ministry of Transport, on March 7, informed that six out of ten projects of the Eastern section of the North-South Expressway for the 2017-2022 period had registered to shorten the construction schedule.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc ordered the start of the construction of the Mai Son - National Highway 45 expressway in the north-central province of Thanh Hoa’s Ha Trung district, at a ceremony on the morning of September 30.
The Ministry of Transportation on June 6 announced that the approved cost per unit for the North-South expressway is at VND115.8 billion per kilometer, much lower than that in the Decision No.44/2020 of the Ministry of Construction.
Speaking at the ground-breaking ceremony of the North-South Expressway yesterday, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc emphasized the strategic importance of the national expressway which connect cities, provinces to major economic regions, contributing to the country’s growth and people’s living condition.
According to the Ministry of Transport, seven among eight North-South expressway component projects were allowed to invest in the form of public-private partnerships (PPP) which opened pre-qualification bids for investors.
The National Assembly yesterday listened to the Government’s statement about the pre-feasibility report of North-South Expressway project which is estimated to cost VND118,716 billion (US$5.23 billion) in the phase of 2017-2020.