After the National Assembly approved the investment policy of the North-South expressway project phase 2 (2021-2025), the Ministry of Transport submitted to the Government a draft resolution of the Government on the implementation of high-speed road connection. this speed.
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Accordingly, the Government’s draft resolution allows the Ministry of Transport and localities to appoint contractors in the year 2022-2023 for consulting bidding packages, bidding packages for relocation of technical infrastructure, and bidding packages. implementation of compensation, site clearance (clearance), and resettlement; appointing contractors for construction and installation of component projects with the requirement to save 5% of the estimated value of the bidding package. Particularly for construction and installation bidding packages, the Ministry of Transport must report to the Prime Minister for approval of the tentative list of contractors before appointing contractors.
To deal with the lack of materials slowing down the project, the Government resolution is also expected to allow ministries, branches, and localities to apply specific mechanisms like phase 1 of this project. Besides, it is not necessary to prepare an adjusted investment project, report on environmental impact assessment, or issue an environmental license when deciding to increase the capacity, but must meet the requirements of safety and environmental protection in the mining operation. waterfall.
For new mineral areas included in the construction material survey dossiers serving the project, localities only grant construction contractors to implement the project. In the year 2022-2023, the construction contractor does not have to carry out procedures for granting a mineral mining license and is allowed to exploit minerals until the project is completed.
Regarding site clearance, the draft resolution assigns the Ministry of Transport to complete the planting of landmarks before June 30 to hand over the land to the locality for land acquisition. Localities are allowed to simultaneously implement procedures to shorten the time for land acquisition, resettlement, etc. to ensure the handover of 70% of the ground area of construction and installation bidding packages to commence before 20-January 20. 11 and hand over the remaining area in the second quarter of 2023.
Carefully choose contractors
A representative of the Ministry of Transport said that choosing a strong, capable and experienced contractor to participate in the project implementation is an important factor that determines the progress and quality of the work. Therefore, the Ministry of Transport will organize a preliminary assessment of the capacity and experience of contractors and report to the Prime Minister.
Regarding the appointment of a consulting contract, Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The affirmed that the transport industry has learned lessons from the project to renovate and upgrade Tan Son Nhat and Noi Bai airports, so it should be confident that the appointment of a consultant is not. What is the impact on the project?
“We appoint contractors but provide a “technical barrier” that is the required document on qualifications, capacity, and experience of the consultants. Any consultant that meets the requirements will be included in the list for selection and vice versa… So I affirm that appointing a consultant will not lose the bidding but also shorten the time and ensure the requirements…” – Mr. The emphasized strong.
The head of the transport sector also said that currently, the Ministry of Public Security and the State Audit is closely following the Ministry of Transport from project formulation, and bidding to construction to ensure the quality of works. Therefore, no unit dares to act recklessly, because the people who do it can’t sleep, even if the project is completed after 10-15 years, they still have to take responsibility.
“The project management board, contractors and consultants have all had a thorough meeting and must do it seriously. The quality of each layer of sugar must ensure the process. Currently, the supervision work consists of many units, we also assign the project management board, the consultant with a heavy responsibility to closely monitor…” – Mr. The said.
According to information from the Government Office, following the direction of the Prime Minister, the Government Office is currently collecting opinions from Government members on the proposals of the Ministry of Transport.•
On January 11, the 15th National Assembly approved the policy of investing in the construction project of the East North-South Expressway, phase 2. Accordingly, the project passes through the territory of 12 provinces (Ha Tinh, Quang Ninh, Quang Ninh, and Ha Tinh). Binh, Quang Tri, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh, Phu Yen, Khanh Hoa, Can Tho, Hau Giang, Kien Giang, Bac Lieu, Ca Mau) with a length of about 729 km.
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Source: Ho Chi Minh City Legal Newspaper