The People’s Committee of the southern Binh Duong province on Sept. 6 agreed on a plan to build a 31.5km elevated highway at an estimated capital of over 800 million USD.

The project, the first of its kind in the country, will be built above National Highway 13 to help ease traffic jam in the route.

The four-lane highway will start from Vinh Binh bridge in Thuan An commune, neighbouring Ho Chi Minh City , and end at the belt road in My Phuoc town, Ben Cat district.

Construction of the project is scheduled to start in 2012 and will be completed in 2014./.