Trung Lương- Mỹ Thuận expressway to be completed by 2020 – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

HCM CITY — The Trung Lương- Mỹ Thuận expressway project will resume this month after a five-month delay and is expected to be completed by 2020. Mai Mạnh Hồng, general director of the Trung Lương- Mỹ Thuận Joint Stock Company, said the delay was caused by a lack of investment and problems in administrative procedures. On April 13, contractors brought machines and vehicles, and additional workers to start the project again. The company will hold a conference on Saturday to discuss existing problems and resources needed to speed up construction. From…

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Singapore 

‘Rain’ in Marina Coastal Expressway after sprinklers activated by accident, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Motorists who were heading to the west on the Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE) on Tuesday (March 19) experienced a wet morning when tunnel fire sprinklers were accidentally activated. A video posted on Facebook group Singapore Taxi Driver shows water raining down on vehicles in an MCE tunnel. Motorcyclists are seen stopping at the side of the expressway to don their raincoats before carrying on with their journey. The video prompted speculation among social media users that there was a burst pipe in the expressway tunnel. In response to…

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Vietnam 

Ministry of Transport to accelerate North-South Expressway project – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

The Ministry of Transport plans to rush the implementation of the North-South expressway project in 2019, said Minister of Transport Nguyễn Văn Thể.— Photo vietnamfinance.vn HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Transport plans to rush the implementation of the North-South expressway project in 2019, said Minister of Transport Nguyễn Văn Thể. He said the ministry had approved a feasibility study of 11 sub-projects of the North-South expressway project since October last year and was in the process…

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Vietnam 

MoT seeks US$40 million for Mỹ Thuận-Cần Thơ expressway project’s site clearance – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Transport has proposed the Government allocate VNĐ932 billion (US$40 million) from contingency reserves for the Mỹ Thuận-Cần Thơ expressway project to entice businesses to invest in the project. The sum is part of the total investment for project of VNĐ5.4 trillion (US$232 million), but the ministry has proposed disbursing it now to complete land clearance work to find an investor for the project. Potential investors have been reluctant to get involved, largely due to the Law on Management…

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