(PLO)- Up to now, the total output of the Can Tho – Hau Giang component project has only reached 2.4%, while the Hau Giang – Ca Mau component project has only reached 2.9%.
On May 16, the delegation of the Ministry of Transport led by Mr. Nguyen Duy Lam, Deputy Minister of Transport, came to check the construction progress of the North – South expressway project phase 2, the Can Tho – Ca Mau section Can Tho – Ca Mau expressway).
The investor’s goal is to reach 35% of the project value in 2023, however, so far, only about 3%. Photo: CHAU ANH
According to a report of the My Thuan Project Management Board (investor), the Can Tho – Hau Giang component project has handed over 39/46.9km of the locality. In which the construction length is 38km, the bridge construction can be 33/40 bridges.
As for the Hau Giang – Ca Mau component project, the locality has handed over 74.7/89.8km. In which the construction length is 62.2/73.2km of the main line and 6.5/16.5km of the connecting route; The bridge ground can be built for 69/86 bridges.
Regarding resettlement arrangement, Bac Lieu and Ca Mau provinces themselves arrange the available areas. Kien Giang province will build a new resettlement area with an area of about 4.9 hectares, currently implementing procedures for making investment projects. Hau Giang province is constructing and leveling four resettlement areas. It is expected that in June 2023, the lot will be conducted for households.
Regarding the construction progress, the investor aims to achieve 35% of the project value in 2023. However, up to now, the total output of the Can Tho – Hau Giang component project has only reached 2.4%. , while the component project Hau Giang – Ca Mau only reached 2.9%.
The Deputy Minister of Transport expressed dissatisfaction with the construction organization of some contractors that was not commensurate with the scale of the expressway project. Photo: CHAU ANH
According to the investor, the objective reason is that the handover ground is not continuous, some locations accessing the construction road are still entangled in the ground; sand materials are scarce… However, the subjective reason is that the contractors have not actively mobilized equipment and materials for construction.
Through the actual inspection, the Deputy Minister of Transport expressed dissatisfaction with the construction organization of some contractors that was not commensurate with the scale of the work.
According to Deputy Minister Nguyen Duy Lam, the Ministry of Transport has determined that the Can Tho – Ca Mau expressway project is a project with many difficulties both in terms of materials and geological conditions. Therefore, when selecting contractors, the Ministry has considered choosing units that are strong and experienced enough for construction. However, after nearly six months of construction, the overall output of the project is only about 3%, which is not acceptable.
“The investor is very impatient, but the project seems to be at a standstill. In this situation, it is very worrying that the goal of striving to reach 35% of the project value in 2023 cannot be completed. The current construction spirit is not the spirit of doing expressway projects that the units have committed before,” – Deputy Minister of Transport commented.
Deputy Minister Nguyen Duy Lam said that the project has a great advantage that when starting the construction, there is a large ground, so the remaining thing is that the contractors need to focus on manpower and equipment to organize and speed up the construction progress. . Photo: CHAU ANH
Also according to Deputy Minister Nguyen Duy Lam, the project has a great advantage that when it starts, it has a large ground. Therefore, the remaining thing is for contractors to focus on manpower and equipment to accelerate construction progress. Deputy Minister Nguyen Duy Lam also asked the joint ventures to strengthen the staff of the management board. At the same time, select the strongest unit to act as the coordinator, promptly support the units in the consortium when facing difficulties during the construction process.
Regarding the sand issue, Deputy Minister Nguyen Duy Lam said that the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment will submit a document to the Prime Minister requesting provinces with sand sources, such as An Giang, Dong Thap and Vinh Long to arrange sand mines to serve the work. project construction.
The Can Tho – Ca Mau expressway project has a length of nearly 111km, a total investment of more than VND 27,500 billion.
The project passes through Can Tho city and four provinces of Hau Giang, Bac Lieu, Kien Giang and Ca Mau, with more than 4,000 affected households.
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