The central province of Quang Ngai has ratified an increase in the investment capital for the Sa Huynh to Dung Quat coastal road project, from 2,500 billion VND to over 5,600 billion VND.

The extra money is to be used to help cover additional construction costs and land clearance expenses.

The Sa Huynh - Dung Quat coastal road will run through five of districts Binh Son, Son Tinh, Tu Nghia , Mo Duc, and Duc Pho and Quang Ngai city.

It links crucial economic zones in the central region such as Dien Ngoc Industrial Zone, Chu Lai Open Economic Zone, and Dung Quat Economic Zone.

When complete, the route is expected to help boost socio-economic development in the coastal region.

The road is scheduled to be built in two phases, with the first phase, the My Khe to Tra Khuc stretch having 6 lanes, 36 metres wide in total now underway.-VNA