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Plan to upgrade emergency lane into tunnel in central Vietnam cause for concern

Tuesday, April 07, 2015, 17:55 GMT+7
Plan to upgrade emergency lane into tunnel in central Vietnam cause for concern

A recently proposed project to expand the emergency lane of a major pass tunnel in central Vietnam into a main tunnel to cater to bulging traffic flow has raised concerns among local authorities and experts.

Leaders of the Da Nang City People’s Committee on Tuesday worked with Deo Ca Investment JSC on a provisional project to expand Hai Van Tunnel’s emergency lane into a main tunnel.

The Hai Van Pass, one of the country’s most spectacular, meanders along parts of Thua Thien-Hue Province and Da Nang in the central region.

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