Road 15A gets 70 per cent built
(KPL) The upgrade of Roads 15A and B with a combined length of 70 km in Saravane Province has been confirmed 70-per cent builtRoad 15 A lies between Saravane and Napong and Road 15 B stretches between Saravane and Lao-Vietnamese common border.
"This road upgrade project costs over 344 billion kip (US$43 million). It was started in January 2011 and it is expected to be completed and put into public use in June 2014,"said Mr Bouachanh Ouansavanh, consultant to the road upgrade project.
The two roads are being upgraded as double-layer asphalted roads. The roads will be equipped with drainage, streetlights and traffic signs. The two roads are national strategic road, which form part of East-West Economic Corridor to Vietnamese seaport.
Falling under the project includes the construction of 15 bridges of which 14 bridges have been fully built.