vnexpress z4564404212858 0f0106a55046c28 2549 9137 1702353570 Arcadia



Recent infrastructure advancements in Hanoi Capital City and Ho Chi Minh City are allowing for the expansion of urban areas and meeting the housing needs of Vietnam’s rising populations. Following a period of constrained investment after 2016 due to stringent anti-corruption efforts, there is a renewed emphasis on expanding and modernizing the current highway network. Key projects include the second phase of the 12 North-South Expressway component projects, three East-West axial expressways, two belt roads, and the Long Thanh International Airport.


In May 19, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh attended the groundbreaking ceremony for Package No. 12, which involves the construction, supply, and installation of equipment for the expansion of Noi Bai International Airport’s T2 international passenger terminal. The goal is to increase the terminal’s total floor area to 200,100 square meters and boost its annual capacity from 10 million to 15 million passengers. 

bao chinh phu Arcadia
This is the primary and most critical package of the T2 expansion project, with a targeted completion date of December 31, 2025. – Bao Chinh Phu.

Noi Bai International Airport is the second busiest airport in the country, with nearly 30 million passengers in 2023, and the largest cargo throughput at approximately 700,000 tons. It is a key hub for specialized flights and the highest priority for national security. playing a vital role in Hanoi’s and Vietnam’s development. As the ultimate gateway to the capital city, it frequently hosts international delegations and heads of state. According to the 2021-2030 master plan for national airport development, Noi Bai International Airport aims to accommodate 60 million passengers annually by 2030, and 100 million by 2050.


In early May 2024, two urban bridges at Mai Dich intersection were officially opened to traffic as part of the Mai Dich-Nam Thang Long-Hanoi Belt Road No. 3 viaduct project. This initiative aims to alleviate traffic congestion in Hanoi’s vibrant west side, ensuring the promotion of trade and smoother transport of passengers and goods between the city center and northern areas. After exiting the Mai Dich overpass, vehicles can either proceed onto Belt Road No. 3 towards Thang Long Bridge and Noi Bai International Airport or turn right onto Hoang Quoc Viet and Co Nhue.

Giam ap luc giao thong sau khi thong xe cau vuot thep nut giao Mai Dich 2 6 1714964020 290 width4000height2250 scaled Arcadia
Mai Dich intersection, where Belt Road No. 3 intersects with Ho Tung Mau and Xuan Thuy roads, features a three-level design comprising an elevated railway, an overpass, and ground-level roads. Situated in the heart of Hanoi Capital City’s urban area, it boasts excellent connectivity. – 24H.
Giam ap luc giao thong sau khi thong xe cau vuot thep nut giao Mai Dich 12 2 1714964027 799 width4000height2250 scaled Arcadia
Mai Dich intersection is adjacent to several key routes, including Belt Road No. 3, Pham Van Dong Street, Pham Hung Street, and Thang Long Avenue, making it a strategic location for traffic flow and nearby housing construction such as Indochina Plaza Hanoi (Takashimaya Group), Vinhomes Smart City, Imperia Smart City and The Sola Park (MIK Group), Lumi Hanoi (CapitaLand). – 24H.


The Hanoi Department of Transport is carefully assessing pivotal transport infrastructure initiatives, including the expansion of Belt Road No. 2, which spans both elevated and ground-level sections from Nga Tu So in Dong Da District to Cau Giay District. This effort is a key part of our urban development strategy to complete the city’s traffic loops and alleviate congestion at the Nga Tu So intersection. It will also enhance the functionality of the existing elevated route from Vinh Tuy to Nga Tu So, improving traffic circulation and supporting real estate values in the vicinity.

1 17158660658561743929311 thanh nien Arcadia
Spanning over 3.8km, Lang Street stretches from Nga Tu So to O Cau Giay. Two railway lines, Nhon-Hanoi Station and Cat Linh-Ha Dong, cross these endpoints. – Thanh Nien.
25 1715867031233737426766 Arcadia
Lang Street runs along the To Lich River and has two main intersections: Nguyen Chi Thanh-Tran Duy Hung and Le Van Luong-Lang Ha, both equipped with overpasses. Popular residential projects seen in this area include Lancaster Luminaire (Trung Thuy Group), BRG Diamond Park Plaza (BRG Group), Green Diamond (Vinaconex), Sky City Tower (Hanotex). – Thanh Nien.
cafe f photo 2 16668617255821074061254 Arcadia
The intersection of Belt Road No. 2 and Nga Tu So, the starting point of Lang Street, is the busiest along the route. – CafeF.


The Nhon-Hanoi Station urban railway extends over 12.5 kilometers, with construction initiated in September 2010. The route commences at Nhon Station and concludes at Hanoi Station, encompassing 8.5 kilometers of elevated track and 4 kilometers subterranean. It passes through the districts of Bac Tu Liem, Nam Tu Liem, Cau Giay, Ba Dinh, Dong Da, and Hoan Kiem.

Projected to commence operations in July 2024, the railway designed with four carriages, each capable of accommodating over 230 passengers. During peak hours, the trains operate at a frequency of every 7.5 minutes, averaging eight trips per hour per direction. Consequently, the Nhon-Hanoi metro can handle a maximum transport capacity of over 7,500 passengers per hour per direction.

4 duong sat do thi nhon ga ha noi 1715684659387644482099 Arcadia
The Nhon-Hanoi Railway Station metro project marks the first of its kind in the capital and the second in the country, following the Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien Metro in Ho Chi Minh City. – CafeF.
8 duong sat do thi nhon ga ha noi 1715684659466656258141 Arcadia
It has 12 stations including: 8 elevated stations (Nhon, Minh Khai, Phu Dien, Cau Dien, Le Duc Tho, Hanoi National University, Chua Ha, Cau Giay) and 4 underground stations (Kim Ma, Cat Linh, Temple of Literature, Hanoi Railway Station). – CafeF.


Initiated in December 2022, the construction of the An Phu intersection is set to make it the largest of its kind in Ho Chi Minh City. With a total funding exceeding 3,400 billion VND, the project has progressed to 30% completion. This development aims to mitigate traffic bottlenecks in the city’s eastern region. The anticipated completion date is April 30, 2025, which will enhance the flow of vehicles and improve connectivity between Vietnam’s largest port Cat Lai, Tan Cang – Cat Lai Terminal, the Ho Chi Minh City – Long Thanh – Dau Giay expressway and key routes such as Hanoi Highway, Mai Chi Tho Avenue, Dong Van Cong, Luong Dinh Cua, and Nguyen Thi Dinh.

Nut Giao An Phu 23 Arcadia
The traffic pressure at the An Phu intersection is extremely high, with an estimated 20,000 container trucks passing through daily. Mai Chi Tho Avenue is often referred to as the “Silk Road” of Thu Duc City and Thu Thiem New Urban Area. – Lao Dong.
Nut Giao An Phu 20 Arcadia
Mai Chi Tho Avenue and the connecting roads are home to numerous residential real estate projects, ranging in size from several dozen to hundreds of hectares, such as Sala City (Dai Quang Minh), The Sun Avenue (Novaland), Eaton Park (Gamuda Land), Saigon Sports City (Keppel), New City Thu Thiem (Thuan Viet), The Estella and Estella Heights (Keppel), The Global City (Masterise Homes). – Lao Dong.


It is on track for completion by the end of the third quarter of 2024. Known as a major bottleneck at Ho Chi Minh City’s southern gateway, this project is expected to significantly ease traffic congestion once finished. It will not only resolve traffic conflicts but also enhance the overall transportation network in District 7 and parts of Nha Be District.

dji0017 1713793164185880292344 Arcadia
Nguyen Van Linh Avenue is often hailed as the “billion-dollar road” due to its prime attraction for both local and international real estate investors for over 30 years. This thoroughfare has emerged as the most developed corridor in southern Ho Chi Minh City. Connecting National Highway 1A with the Tan Thuan Export Processing Zone, Nguyen Van Linh Avenue plays a pivotal role in driving commerce and fostering urban development. – Dan Viet.
dji0084 1713793164670431405130 Arcadia
The Nguyen Van Linh-Nguyen Huu Tho Tunnel is planned to become a crucial traffic nexus, seamlessly linking the city’s commercial center with the South Saigon region. This tunnel will also integrate Beltway 2 with the strategic port area along the Soai Rap River in Hiep Phuoc, which comprises four significant ports: SPTC International Container Port, Saigon-Hiep Phuoc Port, Tan Cang Hiep Phuoc, and Long An International Port. – Dan Viet.
bao giao thong nguyen van linh 2 Arcadia
Nguyen Huu Tho Street is a vibrant residential hub featuring high-rise and low-rise developments such as Lavida Plus (Quoc Cuong Gia Lai), Sunrise City and Sunrise Riverside (Novaland), Celesta Rise and Celesta Heights (Keppel), Zeitgeist Nha Be (GS E&C), Dragon City (Phu Long). – Bao Giao Thong.

Get professional insights and purchase Vietnam properties, residential leasing and asset management, get in touch with our Residential Services team at