VEC – GMS Ben Luc to Long Thanh Expressway – Vietnam - Project Profile
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The Vietnam Expressway Investment Development Corporation (VEC) is undertaking the construction of an expressway in Vietnam.
The project involves the construction of a 57.1km expressway and will be implemented in phases.
The first phase will be built a 27.5m wide four-lane expressway with designed speed for vehicles of 100km per hour.
The first phase will also include five packages spanning 18.114kms namely; A1 (7.3kms), A2-1 (3.3), A2-2(5.4), A3(2.114) and A4. The exact scope of works of A-4 will be announced after the commencement of work.
The second phase will be expanded to eight lanes expressway, there will be 11 bridges constructed over the river, of which Binh Khanh Bridge and Phuoc Khanh Bridge are the largest ones of 3km and 3.2km respectively.
Once operational the project will connect Ben Luc district of Long An province in Mekong Delta region to Long Thanh district of Dong Nai Province.
In November 2010, Katahira and Nippon Co. appointed as design consultants.
Sumitomo Mitsui Construction Co. Ltd and Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (Cienco 4) have been appointed as EPC contractors for the first phase.
In October 2010, the project was approved by Vietnam's Ministry of Transport.
On July 19, 2014, the construction work on first phase commenced. It includes the construction of a cable-stayed bridge crossing the Cha River and an overpass through HCMC's Can Gio District.
In May 2015, Notice for Proceed (NTP) was granted to packages A1, A2-1 and A3, later in August 2015 NTP for A2-2 was also granted.
On May 19, 2015, NTP was granted to Kukdong Engineering & Construction Corp and Trung Chinh Trading and Construction Co. Ltd. for A2-1 and JV of Halla Corp and Vinaconex Engineering Construction and Investment.JSC for A-3.
On May 26, 2015, NTP was granted to JV of Halla Corp and Vinaconex Engineering Construction and Investment JSC for A-1.
On August 15, 2015, NTP was granted to JV of Samwhan Corporation and Van Cuong Construction United Co., Ltd. for A2-2.
Out of the total US$1,600 million funds required for the first phase of the project, US$636 million will be received from ADB, US$635 million from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the remaining US$337 million from the Vietnamese government.
In September 2015, the second phase was approved by the Government of Vietnam (GoI).
As of June 2016, 3.46% of construction works for the package A1, 6.2% of construction works for the package A2-1, 4.33% of construction works for the package A3 and 16.3% of construction works for the package A2-2 completed.
In December 2016, construction works on the cha river bridge(J2) completed.
Construction work on the first phase is underway. Construction work on the whole project is scheduled to complete by March 2018.
The project involves the construction of a 57.1km expressway from Ben Luc to Long Thanh in Vietnam.
The US$2,000 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of four-lane road
2. Construction of eight-lane road
3. Construction of pedestrian ways
4. Construction of 11 bridges
5. Construction of a 3km Binh Khanh Bridge
6. Construction of a 3.2km Phuoc Khanh BridgeReasons To Buy