two projects, the shuanglong-xixia section of the zhengzhou-xixia expressway, and the xixia-xichuan section of the mianchi-xichuan expressway, have recently started construction, marking the first season of the "double thousand project" of expressways in our province.
zhengzhou-xixia expressway shuanglong-xixia section project starts from luanchuan-shuanglong section of zhengxi expressway, ends with shanghai-shaanxi expressway, and connects from mianchi-xichuan expressway from xixia to xichuan section. the total length of the project route is about 13.44 kilometers, and the total investment is about 1.98 billion yuan.
the project of the xixia-xichuan section of the mianchi-xichuan expressway starts from the end point of the zhengxi expressway from shuanglong to the xixia section, and finally to the southeast of koujiazhuang, madeng town, and also connects the mengchi-xichuan expressway from mateng town to the junction of henan and hubei. the total length of the project route is 52.749 kilometers and the total investment is about 6.737 billion yuan. both projects adopt two-way four-lane highway technical standards, with a design speed of 100 kilometers per hour.
these two projects are two high-speed projects that allow the expressways of our province to be "networked, looped, and connected" internally and externally. they are "poverty alleviation roads" that help deep poverty areas such as xichuan county and other poverty-stricken areas, and promote tourism along the route. the development of mining resources and the development of the "road to wealth" will drive the economic and social development of the southwestern henan region.