The Prime Minister urged the progress of completing the resettlement area of the North – South express project

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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc requested People’s Committee of related provinces and Ministry of Transport to focus on speeding up the completion of resettlement areas of North – South Expressway Project.

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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has just sent a document to the People’s Committees of related provinces and the Ministry of Transport on focusing on speeding up the completion of the resettlement areas of the North-South Expressway Project.

Accordingly, in the recent time, the press mentioned the slow progress of resettlement projects, causing the whole construction process of the project to invest in some expressway sections on the North – South East route in the period. 2017 – 2020 is affected.

In this regard, the Prime Minister asked the People’s Committees of the relevant provinces and the Ministry of Transport to focus on speeding up the completion of resettlement areas.

The North – South expressway project has a total investment of more than VND 100,000 billion, including VND 78,461 billion, and the rest mobilizes off-budget.

The project consists of 8 component projects: Mai Son – Highway 45, Highway 45 – Nghi Son, Nghi Son – Dien Chau, Dien Chau – Bai Vot, Nha Trang – Cam Lam, Cam Lam – Vinh Hao, Vinh Hao – Phan Thiet, Phan Thiet – Dau Giay.

In addition to 3 projects that have been converted to public investment, the remaining 5 projects will continue to be invested in the PPP form, including: National Highway 45 – Nghi Son, Nghi Son – Dien Chau, Dien Chau – Bai Vot, Nha Trang – Cam Lâm, Cam Lâm – Vĩnh Hảo.

Recently, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a Standing Committee of the Government on the implementation of the Resolution of the National Assembly adjusting the investment policy of three high-speed road construction projects on the North-South East route in the period. 2017 – 2020.

At the meeting, the Prime Minister assigned the Ministry of Transport to focus more drastically to start construction of the first bidding packages for these 3 projects by the end of August 2020.

As reported by the Ministry of Transport, up to now, the site clearance for 3 projects has been basically completed by localities (Mai Son – National Highway 45 reached 81.3%; Vinh Hao – Phan Thiet section 95%, Phan Thiet – Dau Giay section 76.8%).

Source: vietnambiz.vn