Da Nang (VNA) – The Hai Van Tunnel 2 – the longest street tunnel in
Southeast Asia and linking central Thua Thien-Hue province and Da Nang city – was
open to targeted traffic on January 11.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Deputy Primary
Minister Trinh Dinh Dung claimed the tunnel is a key job applying the most
intricate know-how in Vietnam.
It will assistance boost socio-economic enhancement
and assure the defence and stability of the crucial central economic area, and assure
superior connectivity and foster advancement in the central and Central Highlands
regions and the country as a whole.
The challenge increasing the Hai Van Road Tunnel
was approved by the Ministry of Transport in 2016 with complete financial commitment of more than
7.2 trillion VND (310.8 million USD). The to start with stage fixed and upgraded the
current Hai Van Tunnel 1 and improved a portion of Nationwide Highway No 1 above Hai
The next phase widened the provider tunnel utilized
for excavation of the initial tunnel into the four-lane, 6.2-km Hai Van Tunnel 2.
Building concluded very last September – a few
months before than prepared – and will relieve congestion in Hai Van Tunnel 1. It
will also shorten travelling time and increase the effectiveness of products and