Jan 30, 2018. Authorities have called for more measures to reduce traffic congestion at HCM City’s Cát Lái Port, District 2 and 9.
A representative of the HCM City Cargo Transportation Association added transport firms could save some billion đồng per day if traffic congestion was eliminated.
Cát Lái Port handles 89 per cent of total goods in the south and 50 per cent in Việt Nam.
In addition to a high volume of traffic, traffic flowing from perpendicular directions and narrow distances between traffic lights have made it challenging for drivers.
Incomplete road infrastructure has also contributed to traffic congestion, with ongoing constructions of Kỳ Hà 3 Bridge, a flyover and tunnel crossing Belt Road No 2, Đường added.
According to the Department of Transport, the tunnel project will be completed in two weeks and the flyover before April 30.