The ongoing construction of a reinforced concrete road stretching 14 km from the Chinaimo t-junction to the Thatkhek t-junction passing through Hadxayfong district has been confirmed to be completed by the end of this year.
Mr Phounsombath Fuangmanivong, Supervisor of Road Construction Project made confirmation announcement on February 21.
Construction of the road began in April 2016 and is a sole investment of the government. Worth US$50 million, the road was designed to be a four-lane thoroughfare 12 metres wide.
“Upon completion, the road will better facilitate road users, in particular for the transportation of goods to the villages of Hadxayfong district, Vientiane Capital,” Mr Phounsombath said, adding that the framework of road construction is 35% complete.
An old mannamedKham, a resident of Thana village, one village getting direct benefits from this project, said that he has been waiting more than 20 years to have good road access to his village and is very happy that residents of his village will soon have the new road.
Commuters and residents living along both sides of the road will no longer suffer from dust, holes and mud once rainy season comes.
“This is a very good thing. I never thought that this standard of road would be constructed between our villages,” said Mr Tao, a resident of Bo O village.
This is will be a main road linking Hadxayfong district, where many locals rely on farming and distributing their fresh produce to markets in Vientiane.
Source: Lao News Agency