HCMC – Binh Duong Province is teaming up with neighboring Binh Phuoc Province to start the HCMC-Thu Dau Mot-Chon Thanh expressway project and some main routes linking the two provinces.
The expressway project is seen as a key traffic project helping boost socio-economic development in the two provinces and the key southern economic zone, the Binh Duong government said on March 2.
The road is set to start at the Go Dua intersection in HCMC’s Thu Duc City, run across Phu Giao District in Binh Duong Province and end at the intersection between the Becamex Binh Phuoc industrial zone and National Highway 14 in Binh Phuoc Province’s Chon Thanh Town.
Under Binh Duong Province’s proposal, the first phase of the expressway will stretch 45.6 kilometers, from Khanh Van Bridge in the province to Binh Phuoc Province, with a total cost of VND17.3 trillion. The project will be implemented under the public-private partnership format and be completed in 2026.
The expressway will be widened to six lanes from four in the second phase of the project, while tunnels and overpasses will be constructed, the local media reported.
Binh Duong also proposed the two provinces continue to enhance cooperation in other main road projects such as Ho Chi Minh Road, National Highway 13 and Bac Tan Uyen-Phu Giao-Bau Bang expressway.
Tran Tue Hien, chairwoman of Binh Phuoc Province, said that the province would work closely with Binh Duong to execute key traffic projects.