Updating the implementation status of the North – South expressway project, Dien Chau – Bai Vot section, the Construction Investment Management Department (Ministry of Transport) said: According to the contract, construction packages must be completed by May 2024, Up to now, the project has been implemented for 29 months/36 months (about 80% of the implementation time), however, by mid-November 2023, the accumulated project construction output will reach more than 5,000 billion VND, reaching more than 59% of contract value.
Still behind schedule after 4 plan adjustments
The above result is 2.49% slower than the 4th adjustment progress and nearly 6.8% slower than the 3rd adjustment progress.
Critical path items continue to be behind schedule such as: Soft soil treatment is about 5 months late; Than Vu tunnel is about 2 months late; Major bridges (Xuan Duong 1, Xuan Duong 2, Than Vu 1, O O) and National Highway 46B intersection… are about 2 months late.
The Ministry of Transport said that the main reason for the slow progress is that the contractors have not mobilized enough additional equipment, human resources, increased construction work to compensate for the slow progress, and the mobilization on the construction site is still lacking at least 2 shots. Construction according to the requirements of the adjusted schedule.
Although the Ministry of Transport has regularly inspected the site and issued many documents to urge and direct, the problems have not been thoroughly resolved by the project enterprise, and additional equipment, human resources, and equipment have not been drastically mobilized. Increase construction work to compensate for delayed progress.
In order to bring the project to quickly compensate for delayed output, the Construction Investment Management Department requests investors/project enterprises to direct contractors to arrange enough resources for simultaneous construction on the entire route, especially especially the construction of soft soil treatment items; Construction of large bridges Xuan Duong 1, Xuan Duong 2, Than Vu tunnel, intersection of National Highway 46B.
Phuc Thanh Hung Investment Joint Stock Company (project enterprise) said that as of early November 2023, the entire Dien Chau – Bai Vot project site had mobilized 101/103 construction jobs with more than 1,900 workers, more than 840 locomotives and equipment.
The two unfinished construction sites belong to Dai Hiep contractor (just organized 8/9 construction sites at package XL01) and Thai Son Company (newly organized 10/11 construction projects at package XL04).
Faced with the slow progress, the project enterprise has agreed with investors and contractors to transfer the volume and replace subcontractors at the XL04 contract package (the package with the lowest construction output).
The project enterprise also commits to continue to require contractors to continue mobilizing enough construction sites according to the schedule set up, adding additional road embankment construction sites for soil treatment locations. weak and large bridge construction nose. At the same time, increasing human resources, main construction equipment, and backup equipment ensures maintaining and further accelerating the progress of Than Vu tunnel and major bridges.