HCMC – Dong Nai Province and neighboring Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province have committed to building a ring road simultaneously to improve connectivity, Tuoi Tre newspaper reports.
Chairman Cao Tien Dung of Dong Nai and Chairman Nguyen Van Tho of Ba Ria-Vung Tau yesterday, April 17, met to thrash out measures for implementing the 200-km Ring Road 4 project that links these two provinces with three other neighboring provinces: HCMC, Binh Duong and Long An.
Ring Road 4 will have a total length of nearly 200 km, with 45 km in Dong Nai and 18 km in Ba Ria-Vung Tau. The road will start at the planned Bien Hoa-Vung Tau Expressway in Phu My Commune of Ba Ria-Vung Tau and end at Hiep Phuoc Port in HCMC.
The project, which was approved by the Government in September 2011, would facilitate transportation and fuel growth in the localities it passes through, especially Dong Nai, Ba Ria-Vung Tau and HCMC where there are a lot of ports and industrial parks.
An estimated VND7 trillion would be need to fund the project.