Greater Mekong Subregion: Kunming-Hai Phong Transport Corridor-Noi Bai-Lao Cai Highway Project

Date: November 2007
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Document Type: Reports and Recommendations of the President
Project Number: 33307-023

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Description

The Project is designed to provide (i) a 244-kilometer gradeseparated and access-controlled highway, including 10 interchanges with toll booths and five service areas, starting at Noi Bai in a suburb of Hanoi and ending at Lao Cai, on the border with the People's Republic of China (PRC) in northwest Viet Nam; (ii) electric, communications, and tolling systems and associated facilities, and the Vietnam Expressway Corporation's (VEC's) highway operation and maintenance (O&M) equipment and vehicles; and (iii) capacity building for VEC on management of project implementation, corporate financing management, O&M of highways, and safeguard planning and implementation.