Ministry suggests bypass to keep highway out of Dong Nai biosphere reserve

The Ministry of Transport has suggested a bypass in place of a highway proposed to be built through a world biosphere reserve in the southern Dong Nai Province.In a letter to Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on Thursday, the ministry said it is not feasible ...

Phuoc Tuan

Transport ministry cancelled international bidding for North-South Expressway, seeks bids from domestic investors

The transport ministry announced on Monday they would cancel open international bidding for eight projects of the North-South expressway, in favour of homegrown investors.The decision was made on the consensus reached after consulting relevant agencies, transport ministry said in an announcement sent to the media, adding ...

Concerns raised over Vietnam’s largest infrastructure project

The tentative total investment for the North-South high-speed railway, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), is about US$26 billion – $32 billion less than the previous proposal by the Ministry of Transport (MoT). The project will be implemented under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) ...

Vam Cong bridge open to traffic in Mekong Delta

Vam Cong bridge spanning the Hau river to link up Can Tho city and Dong Thap province in the Mekong Delta was open to traffic on May 19 at an inauguration ceremony, co-organized by the city and province people’s committees.Breaking ground in September 2013, the ...

Hanoi to limit new motorbike registration from 2020

Hanoi is considering limiting the registration of new motorbikes in the downtown area from next year to reduce traffic jams.Keep reading ...

VOV News Reporter

Assigned nearly VND 9,000 billion of medium-term investment plans for important railway and road projects

The Prime Minister has just signed Decision 135 / QD-TTg on the allocation of medium-term investment plans for the period 2016-2020 and 2019 central budget capital (Government bonds) for railway and road projects that are important and urgent. Keep reading   ...

Policy leverage to direct FDI capital in Vietnam's transport infrastructure

Vietnam needs US$48 billion to develop transport system from now to 2023.Vietnam is in dire needs of private investment, especially from foreign funds, to complete many important transport projects as the state cannot afford it. Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Vietnam to have more than 7,000km of expressways

Vietnam’s expressway system is set to stretch from 6,400 km to more than 7,000km by 2030, as the Ministry of Transport is mulling adding several routes to the national network.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Ministry plans to conduct ETC at BOT stations in 2019

The Ministry of Transport plans to install e-tags on 3.2 million motorised vehicles by the year-end in a bid to conduct electronic toll collection (ETC) at build-operate-transfer (BOT) stations in 2019.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Vietnam to build more expressways for Mekong Delta development

The Vietnamese government has approved the construction of multiple expressways and various other traffic infrastructure projects in the Mekong Delta in a bid to boost local development.Keep reading ...

Tuoi Tre News Reporter

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