Da Nang (VNA) – The Hai Van Tunnel 2 – the longest highway tunnel in
Southeast Asia and linking central Thua Thien-Hue province and Da Nang city – was
open up to targeted traffic on January 11.
Talking at the opening ceremony, Deputy Primary
Minister Trinh Dinh Dung claimed the tunnel is a important challenge utilizing the most
complex technological innovation in Vietnam.
It will support enhance socio-financial advancement
and assure the defence and protection of the important central economic location, and guarantee
better connectivity and foster development in the central and Central Highlands
locations and the place as a full.
The job growing the Hai Van Highway Tunnel
was approved by the Ministry of Transport in 2016 with total investment decision of around
7.2 trillion VND (310.8 million USD). The 1st stage fixed and upgraded the
existing Hai Van Tunnel 1 and improved a section of Nationwide Highway No 1 around Hai
The 2nd stage widened the services tunnel used
for excavation of the to start with tunnel into the 4-lane, 6.2-km Hai Van Tunnel 2.
Building concluded past September – three
months earlier than prepared – and will simplicity congestion in Hai Van Tunnel 1. It
will also shorten travelling time and make improvements to the efficiency of products and