The event saw the attendance of Vice Chairmen of the Municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Quoc Hung, and Nguyen The Hung.
The project includes two components, building the Hoa Lac - Hoa Binh Highway and upgrading the Xuan Mai - Hoa Binh section of National Road No.6.
With a total length of 25.69 km, the Hoa Lac - Hoa Binh Highway has a total investment of VND2.7 trillion. Its surface is 11m wide with four lanes, allowing for a maximum speed of 80km per hour.
The new route will reduce travel time to one hour and thirty minutes instead of two hours.
Vice Chairman of the Ha Noi People’s Committee Nguyen The Hung speaks at the ceremony.
Addressing the opening ceremony, Vice Chairman of the Ha Noi People’s Committee Nguyen The Hung highly appreciated and praised efforts of the city’s departments, sectors, agencies and People’s Committees of Ba Vi and Thach That suburban districts in land clearance, creating favorable conditions for BTO investors to implement the project.
He assigned the Department of Transport in cooperation with the Department of Police, People’s Committees of Thach That and Ba Vi suburban districts and relevant units to bring into full play the project.
Minister of the Transport Nguyen Van The speaks at the ceremony.
At the ceremony, Nguyen Van The, Minister of Transport, urged functional agencies of the Ministry and relevant provinces to complete the entire project an effectively put into operation.
• On the same day, the Ministry of Transport officially put into operation the Viet Tri – Ba Vi Bridge, a link between National Road 32 and National Road 32C, under the build-operate-transfer (BOT) investment format.
The main bridge is 1.55 km long and the approaching roads have a combined length of 7.8 km.
According to the Ministry of Transport, it is necessary to build a new bridge connecting Viet Tri city (Phu Tho province) to Ba Vi suburban district in an effort to complete the traffic network in the region, thus boosting local economic development and helping to tap into the tourism and service potential of the locality.
After opening to traffic, the new bridge shortens the travel distance between Viet Tri (Phu Tho) and Ha Noi by 30 km compared to the current route.