North–South expressway (Vietnam)
The North–South expressway (labelled CT.01) is a planned, in-construction Vietnamese expressway located parallel to National Highway 1A, running from Hanoi to Cần Thơ. The express way will be 1,941 km long, running from Hanoi to Cần Thơ with total cost estimate of VND 350 trillion (equivalent to US$18.5 billion). This expressway is being build with 16 sections with major milestones: Pháp Vân, Cầu Giẽ, Ninh Bình, Thanh Hóa, Hà Tĩnh, Quảng Trị, Đà Nẵng, Quảng Ngãi, Bình Định, Nha Trang, Phan Thiết, Dầu Giây, Long Thành, Bến Lức, Trung Lương and Mỹ Thuận (Cần Thơ). According to the approved master plan, 4 sections would be completed by 2010: Cầu Giẽ – Ninh Bình, TP Hồ Chí Minh – Trung Lương, Long Thành – Dầu Giây, Trung Lương – Mỹ Thuận – Cần Thơ, with the total length of 222 km, estimated cost of VND 53,135 billion.
Construction of the first section, covering 98 km from Cam Lo to La Son, started in September 2019, with opening targeted for 2021. The central section of the North-South Expressway will stretch 654 kilometers from Nam Dinh Province near Hanoi to Vinh Long Province to the southwest of Ho Chi Minh City, and will cost an estimated VND118 trillion ($5.1 billion).
|Hanoi (Cau Gie) - Ninh Binh||opened for traffic in 2012|
|Ninh Binh - Thanh Hoa||planned|
|Thanh Hoa - Ha Tinh||planned|
|Ha Tinh - Quang Binh||planned|
|Quang Binh - Quang Tri (Cam Lo)||planned|
|Quang Tri (Cam Lo) - Hue (La Son)||construction started in 2019|
|Hue (La Son) - Da Nang (Tuy Loan)||being upgraded from 2 lane road|
|Da Nang (Tuy Loan) - Quang Ngai||opened for traffic in 2018|
|Quang Ngai - Binh Dinh||planned|
|Binh Dinh - Nha Trang||planned|
|Nha Trang - Phan Thiet||planned|
|Phan Thiet - Dau Giay||financing started|
|Dau Giay - Long Thanh||opened for traffic in 2015|
|Long Thanh - Ben Luc||will open for traffic in 2020|
|Ben Luc - My Tho||opened for traffic in 2010|
|My Tho - Vinh Long||under construction|
|Vinh Long - Can Tho||construction to begin in 2020|
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- "350tr dong set for expressway system development in Vietnam". Archived from the original on 2012-03-21.
- "North–South Expressway will be basically completed in 2020". Archived from the original on October 3, 2011. Retrieved 2010-05-08.
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