NDO – The northern province of Nam Dinh kick started the construction of a coastal road connecting the sea economic zone in the northern province of Nam Dinh with the Cau Gie – Ninh Binh Highway, on December 23. The project was approved by the Prime Minister on March 17, 2017, running through 17 communes and towns of Y Yen and Nghia Hung districts. The 46km road will be built with total investment of nearly VND5 trillion (over US$218 million) and is projected to be complete by 2020. The road will start at the crossing point with Cau Gie-Ninh Binh Highway in Yen Bang commune, Y Yen district of Nam Dinh and end at the Lach Giang lighthouse in Nghia Phuc commune, Nghia Hung district. The project aims to improve connectivity between the sea economic zone of Nam Dinh and the national transport system, thus creating a breakthrough in the socio-economic development and tourism of Nam Dinh province and the Red River Delta region.