HCM City (VNS/VNA) – The southern province of Binh Duong will spend around 9 trillion VND (388 million USD) on key transport projects this year to boost socio-economic development, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Hoang Thao has said. In order to efficiently use the money, funds will be spent on important, key projects that can be completed and put into use this year. Specifically, the province plans to build fly-over bridges at Phuoc Kien, Cho Dinh and Cho Cay Dua junctions. The provincial construction department said the fly-overs would reduce ground level junctions with the ring road and the My Phuoc - Tan Van expressway, while boosting traffic connections among industrial parks in the province and HCM City ports. The province also plans to expand and upgrade My Phuoc - Tan Van expressway and provincial highways No. 743, 747B and 746, which will improve transport to Dong Nai province and HCM City. … [Read more...] about Binh Duong to spend 388 million USD to improve transport connectivity
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Bình Dương Province plans to invest VNĐ9 trillion to build key fly-over bridges and improve its main roads to boost traffic connectivity with neighbouring provinces such as Đồng Nai and Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu and HCM City. VNS Photo Văn Châu … [Read more...] about Bình Dương to spend $388 million to improve transport connectivity
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