Transportation

120 new highway projects started in China in the first five months

Seetao 2022-06-28 11:14
  • From January to May 2022, China's highway construction has completed an investment of 934.9 billion yuan
  • It is expected that in the second half of 2022, the construction of a number of key highway projects will be accelerated
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"From January to May 2022, 120 new expressway and ordinary national and provincial highway projects will be launched, covering more than 3,600 kilometers, with a total investment of 182 billion yuan." Zhao Chongjiu, deputy minister of the Ministry of Transport, said. At the press conference of the State Council Information Office held on June 27, 2022, Zhao Chongjiu said that from January to May, China's highway construction completed an investment of 934.9 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 7.6%. As of the end of May, China's highways and ordinary national and provincial highways were under construction with a scale of 87,000 kilometers, with more than 2,000 projects under construction, with a total investment of 7.2 trillion yuan, and employment of more than 4 million migrant workers. "Currently, China's road construction remains in good shape."

For a period of time, the Ministry of Transport has focused on serving major national strategies and highway infrastructure "networking, supplementing the network, and strengthening the chain", urging and guiding local transportation authorities at all levels to increase the coordination of projects under construction in accordance with the goals of the 14th Five-Year Plan. The strength of guarantee and the promotion of planned new projects, the relevant support policies were fully utilized, effective investment was expanded, and a number of major construction projects under construction were steadily advanced. Keywords: infrastructure, infrastructure construction, domestic engineering news, planning and investment

"With the implementation of the State Council's package of policies and measures to stabilize the economy, China's key highway construction will continue to exert its strength. It is expected that a number of key highway projects will be accelerated in the second half of the year, and further play the role of highway construction in promoting investment, stabilizing growth and stabilizing employment. It works." Zhao Chongjiu said. Editor / Xu Shengpeng


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