Transport infrastructure contributes to development of Ho Chi Minh City and southern provinces

Monday, 10/06/2024 15:11
Throughout the 49 years since national reunification (April 30, 1975 - 2024), Ho Chi Minh City has been constantly developing, making many important contributions to the southern key economic region, for the overall development of the country. Besides economic and social development, remarkable development in transport infrastructure has been reported, contributing to the urban face of the city.

So far, many typical transportation infrastructure projects of Ho Chi Minh City have been completed; along with a series of key projects being implemented, contributing to promoting the economic and social development in Ho Chi Minh City and the southern provinces.

Metro Line No. 1 (Ben Thanh - Suoi Tien section) will be put into operation in 2024. The project has a total investment of more than VND43,700 billion with a length of nearly 20 kilometers.
After the day of national reunification, many key road projects in Ho Chi Minh City with an investment value of trillions of VND have been implemented effectively.
Transportation projects have been completed and put into use, contributing to shortening travel distances and goods trade.
Since 2020, Ho Chi Minh City's transportation infrastructure has continuously developed, making many important contributions to the development of Ho Chi Minh City and the southern key economic region.
A series of key transportation projects has been built, especially the North-South road system with many new bridges.
The East - West road system of Ho Chi Minh City and main gateway roads such as Truong Chinh, Hanoi Highway, National Highway 13, National Highway 50 and Nguyen Van Linh street have formed a synchronous traffic network, conveniently connecting the East - West and North - South routes of the city, contributing to socio-economic development.
Ho Chi Minh City Ring Road 3 is also being urgently implemented by contractors. This entire route, passing through Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong, Dong Nai and Long An, began construction in June 2023, with a total capital of more than VND75,300 billion, and is expected to be completed in 2025 and put into operation from 2026.
On the 50th anniversary of national reunification in 2025, Ho Chi Minh City will implement 55 major programs, works and projects serving social security.
Districts and Thu Duc City will carry out over 1,300 projects to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the country's reunification in 2025.
Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Phan Van Mai inspects the construction progress of the Luong Dinh Cua street project and An Phu intersection, Thu Duc City.

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