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Guangdong to expedite the building of a high-quality transport network

Guangdong will accelerate the building of a high-quality comprehensive and fully integrated transportation network, according to a work conference held by the Department of Transport of Guangdong Province recently.

Focusing on promoting high-quality development, the province will invest 230 billion RMB in highways and waterways in 2023. It includes 120 billion RMB in expressways, 30 billion RMB in rural roads and 20 billion RMB in ports and waterways.

In terms of highways, it will continue to build 1,964 kilometers cross-river and cross-sea channels, such as, the Shenzhen-Zhongshan Bridge, Shiziyang Tunnel and Huangmao Sea Bridge. And 6,583 kilometers of rural roads will be reconstructed.  

Guangdong will also invest 110 billion RMB in railways under the administration of the province. It will speed up the building of Guangzhou-Shanwei-Shantou High-speed Railway, Guangzhou-Zhanjiang High-speed Railway, Shenzhen-Zhanjiang High-speed Railway, Zhuhai-Zhaoqing High-speed Railway, Intercity Railways connecting Guangzhou and Shenzhen, and Eastern Guangdong Intercity Railway.

Besides these initiatives, it will promote the capacity expansion and upgrade of high-grade inland waterways, such as the northward extension projects of the Dongjiang River and Beijiang River. 

So far, it has basically built a leading expressway and extensive rural road network in China. And other infrastructure development like ports, railways, and airports has also been at the forefront of the country.

The statistics show that from 2018 to 2022, Guangdong had finished an investment of 974.16 billion RMB in highways and waterways.

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