Highway Construction Gets Priority in Southeast Region

4:47:09 PM | 8/10/2012

The Southeast key economic zone will give capital priority to building four highways and two ring roads from now to 2020. The region will upgrade current highways linking to seaports in Ba Ria - Vung Tau province and other localities.
Under the master plan for socioeconomic development in the Southeast region towards 2020 recently approved by the Prime Minister, traffic development will be given priority to lay the groundwork for fast socioeconomic development. Inter-region highways will be built, including Ho Chi Minh City - Long Thanh - Dau Giay, Ben Luc - Long Thanh, and Bien Hoa - Vung Tau.
Apart from construction high-speed roads, the Ministry of Transport and concerned localities will build roads to connect trunk roads in the region. Particularly, the upgrading of National Road 51 (from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau) is being completed and put into operation at the end of 2012. This traffic will interlink highways in the region like HCM City - Long Thanh - Dau Giay, Bien Hoa - Vung Tau and Dau Giay - Phan Thiet.
Kim Ngoc