Vangvieng-Luang Prabang expressway route approved

The government recently gave its approval to the route of the planned Vangvieng-Luang Prabang expressway – a highway that will shorten the drive between the two tourist hotspots to about 90 minutes.

The go-ahead is another step towards the start of construction of the four-lane 136.9-km road.

No start date has yet been set because there are still more preparatory works to be done, according to a source from the Laos-China joint venture company that is overseeing construction of the road.

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Souksakhone Vaenkeo