PM checks progress of Trung Luong-My Thuan expressway project

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Sunday inspected progress of the Trung Luong-My Thuan expressway construction project, which is being implemented in the form of Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT).

sIn Cai Lay district, the middle point of the expressway, PM Phuc applauded Tien Giang province, the investor of the project, bidders, and relevant units for land clearance and completing 35% of the project’s workload, an important foundation for the inauguration of the whole expressway by 2021.

The Trung Luong-My Thuan expressway project is important as together with the Ho Chi Minh City-Trung Luong and My Thuan-Can Tho expressways, it helps connect 13 Mekong delta provinces, reduce traffic congestion in National Highway 1, and boost socio-economic development in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region.

Source: VOV5