The investment capital consists of more than 4.49 trillion VND (189 million USD) from the State budget and over 2.3 trillion VND (97 million USD) from the local budget.

Tuyen Quang - Ha Giang expressway to be built (Photo for illustration)

The project’s implementation period is scheduled to last until 2025.

The Traffic Construction Projects Investment Management Board of Tuyen Quang province has been assigned to be the investor of the project.

The two-lane expressway is designed to have a total length of 77km, starting from the intersection of Tuyen Quang - Phu Tho expressway and national highway 2D in Nhu Khe commune, Yen Son district of Tuyen Quang province to Km77 + 00 through Ha Giang province.

The project aims to meet increasing travel and freight demand and solve the bottlenecks of the two northern provinces.

The project is believed to be a particularly important work to serve the socio-economic development and ensure national defense and security.

The project also contributes to comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and China, in line with road network planning for the period of 2021-2030, with a vision towards 2050.

Source: VNA