Many main roads in the central region have been badly damaged by floods and landslides.

Many key roads such as the National Highway 1, Highway 15D in Quang Tri Province or La Son-Tuy Loan Highway have been severely damaged, isolating many areas.

Eight sections on the La Son-Tuy Loan Highway were blocked rocks, and trees after landslides. In some other place, travel has been disrupted because of road erosion.

According to the Ho Chi Minh Highway Project Management Board, they have asked the contractor and construction units to update information about storms and flooding to reinforce, protect and repair key locations. Warning signs will be put up at locations that are prone to landslides.

The BT Company will review and categorise damaged retaining walls for repair. However, the process was slow due to bad weather.

Dozens of locations along the Road DH2 in Phuoc Son District, Quang Nam Province were blocked by landslides, causing difficulties to the search and rescue mission.

Some photos of the damaged roads in the central region:

Roads have been left damaged due to several storms passing through the central region over the past month, with many areas being left isolated.

Roads have been left damaged due to several storms passing through the central region over the past month, with many areas being left isolated.
National routes 1 and 49 through Thua Thien-Hue province, along with national route 15D through Quang Tri province, a part of the Ho Chi Minh Trail, and La Son-Tuy Loan highway, have all suffered damage.
National routes 1 and 49 through Thua Thien-Hue province, along with national route 15D through Quang Tri province, a part of the Ho Chi Minh Trail, and La Son-Tuy Loan highway, have all suffered damage.
A prolonged period of heavy rain results in periods of flooding and landslides throughout the central region, causing huge losses for local people.
A prolonged period of heavy rain results in periods of flooding and landslides throughout the central region, causing huge losses for local people.
A giant tree falls on La Son-Tuy Loan highway, serving to hamper the flow of traffic and requiring a huge cleanup operation.
A giant tree falls on La Son-Tuy Loan highway, serving to hamper the flow of traffic and requiring a huge cleanup operation.
A total of eight parts of the La Son-Tuy Loan highway have been damaged, with repair work set to be urgently deployed before the arrival of Goni, the tenth storm of the year.
A total of eight parts of the La Son-Tuy Loan highway have been damaged, with repair work set to be urgently deployed before the arrival of Goni, the tenth storm of the year.
Damage at section Km31+300
Damage at section Km31+300
 
Flood water erodes local roads in central Vietnam, leading to the high risk of landslides.
Flood water erodes local roads in central Vietnam, leading to the high risk of landslides.
An area of Dong Giang district in the central province of Quang Nam is recovering from the recent impact of landslides.
An area of Dong Giang district in the central province of Quang Nam is recovering from the recent impact of landslides.
Road DH2 in Phuoc Son district of Quang Nam province is left severely damaged, therefore causing difficulties for soldiers as they seek the victims of landslides in Phuoc Loc commune.
Road DH2 in Phuoc Son district of Quang Nam province is left severely damaged, therefore causing difficulties for soldiers as they seek the victims of landslides in Phuoc Loc commune.
In Quang Ngai province roads leading towards mountainous districts are damaged by landslides.
In Quang Ngai province roads leading towards mountainous districts are damaged by landslides.
Repair work is quickly completed in Son Tay district of Quang Ngai province in order to ensure safe travel for local people.
Repair work is quickly completed in Son Tay district of Quang Ngai province in order to ensure safe travel for local people.

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