According to information from the leader of the Vietnam Expressway Development Corporation (VEC), an occupational accident that caused the death of a worker occurred this afternoon (September 26), at Km83, in Cam district. Khe, Phu Tho. During the process of asphalt pavement while stripping, a worker slipped and was run over by an emulsion irrigation vehicle, dying on the spot.
Also through communication with Tien Phongthe leader of company 238 – the construction unit of the asphalt carpet package for the Noi Bai – Lao Cai highway, confirmed that the worker who died was a member of the company and after the incident happened, the authorities of Cam district Khe, Department of C08 were present at the scene to coordinate the investigation and handling.
The Noi Bai – Lao Cai expressway from Noi Bai to Yen Bai has a 4-lane design with a maximum speed of 100 km/h, however, many sections of the road after a period of use have deteriorated. Some sections are currently being “patched” by investors and contractors by re-carpeting the surface.
During the expansion phase of the 4-lane upgrade project from Yen Bai to Lao Cai, the section from Noi Bai to Yen Bai is expected to be completely new asphalt.