HCMC – The construction of an axis east-west road project running through Soc Trang Province began today, January 21, with a total investment of around VND2 trillion.
The 57-kilometer route will start from Nga Nam Town, pass through the districts of My Xuyen and Tran De, and end at Vinh Chau Town in the Mekong Delta province. At nine meters in width, the two-lane route will allow vehicles to travel at a maximum speed of 60 kilometers per hour.
Of the total investment, construction costs will account for VND1.5 trillion, while the cost for resettlement exceeds VND220 billion. The project is slated for completion by mid-2025.
The route will connect Soc Trang with the neighboring provinces of Hau Giang, Bac Lieu and Ca Mau in the delta, promote trade at the Tran De Port as well as wind power projects in Vinh Chau Town, said a representative of the Project Management Unit 2 in Soc Trang, which is the project’s investor.
In the day, Project Management Unit 2 held an inauguration ceremony for the Mac Dinh Chi bridge project, which links Soc Trang City with the districts of My Xuyen and Tran De. With 14 meters in width and 366 meters in length, the four-lane bridge project cost nearly VND278 billion.