Central Mekong Delta Connectivity Technical Assistance Project


Project 40255-043
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Type TA
Sector Transport
Country Viet Nam
Start 2011
End 2020
Status Closed
Last Edited 05 Jul 2021


US$('000) 26,000
Confinancing Source: AusAID

Project Description

The proposed Central Mekong Delta Region Connectivity Technical Assistance Project (the TA will assist the Government of Viet Nam to prepare detailed designs for and support implementation of the ensuing Central Mekong Delta Region Connectivity Project (the Investment Project). The Investment Project is located in the Mekong Delta region of southern Viet Nam, within Dong Thap, An Giang and Can Tho provinces. It will improve transport services across and within the Central Mekong Delta through construction of a section of the Second Southern Highway (SSH) that the Government is developing to connect Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) with the presenly-isolated south-western region of the length of 5000 meters (m) across two branches of the Mekong River, and about 25 kilometers (km) of interconnecting road.

Progress (as of March 2021)

Project closed


Contact 1
Contact Name Nguyen, Cuong Dinh
Organization Asian Development Bank
Email cnguyen@adb.org
Contact 2
Contact Name -
Organization -
Email -

News and Multimedia

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