Greater Mekong Subregion Ben Luc-Long Thanh Expressway Project - Tranche 2 (ADB-41414-063)

  • Vietnam
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Ho Chi Minh City, Ben Luc - Long An province, Long Thanh - Dong Nai province.
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
May 20, 2016
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Government of Vietnam
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  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 286.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 639.82 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jun 26, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Sep 29, 2016

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Project Description

The Project constructs a 57.1 km expressway between Ben Luc and Long Thanh in the south of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), which is a short link of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Southern Economic Corridor.
The project expressway is divided into a western section (21.14 km), a middle section (10.71 km), and an eastern section (25.25 km). For the expressway construction, ADB finances the western and eastern sections, and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) finances the middle section. The project was estimated to cost $1.608 billion at appraisal, inclusive of local taxes, contingencies, and financing charges during development. Tranche 2 in the amount of $286 million will cover construction of the eastern section of the expressway.


Investment Description

Total (Amount in US$ million)

ADB 286.00
Counterpart 48.30
JICA 305.52
Project Cost 639.82

Contact Information

Vietnam Expressway Corporation
Hamlet 2, Linh Nam Ward
Hoang Mai District, Hanoi


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