Construction to improve waterway transport in the northern delta started in Viet Tri city, Phu Tho Province, yesterday.
PHU THO —
This is part of the greater WB6 project, which is expected to cost more than US$201.5 million, with the World Bank providing a loan of $171 million and the balance coming from the Vietnamese Government.
The first phrase will upgrade waterway corridors at Viet Tri - Ha Noi - Quang Ninh and the second phrase will build a breakwater and canal at the Lach Giang estuary while upgrading the Viet Tri, Ninh Binh - Ninh Phuc river ports and 28 river ferries, among others.
Construction of both phrases are expected to complete in 2014.— VNS