HCMC – The Ministry of Transport has approved two components of an expressway connecting Can Tho City and Ca Mau Province in the Mekong Delta.
The first component is a 37.6-km section between Can Tho and Hau Giang Province with a total cost of VND10.4 trillion and the other component worth VND17.15 trillion is a 73.2-km section between Hau Giang and Ca Mau.
Hau Giang will account for more than 63km of the total 111km of the expressway.
The road will pass through Bac Lieu and Kien Giang provinces and allow a maximum speed of 100km per hour. The speed limit on its access roads will be 80km per hour.
The Can Tho-Ca Mau expressway, which is part of the country’s North-South expressway, will begin construction some time this year, be basically completed in 2025 and be opened to traffic a year after that.