Motorway Development Being Considered For Laos

The concept of building a toll motorway in Laos is now possible in order to minimize traffic congestion in Vientiane. The Ministry of Public Works and Transport, in cooperation with the World Bank, is currently conducting a survey for the development of motorways, with the results of the survey to be finalized early next year.
“Road No.13 will be developed into a toll motorway over a total length of 300 km,”an official said, saying that the first section will begin from the capital city, through Phonhong district to Vangvieng district in Vientiane province. The second section will run from Vientiane through Pakngum district to Borikhamxay province.
Critics commented that the motorway needs to ensure that alternative roads are ……

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