Ministry of Public Works and Transport - Laos planned to develop Laos National Road 13 Improvement and Maintenance Project - Sikeut to Phonhong Phase, in Laos. Chang Jiang Road & Bridge Co Ltd, a subsidiary of Hubei Transportation Investment Construction Group Co Ltd, was the EPC contractor. The project covered the construction of 58 km highway from Sikeut to Phonhong. The are two sections in the project: 19 km and 39 km. The construction period would be 3 years and the operation period would be 10 years. The project will focus on road quality and safety and will decrease environmental pollution. It is expected to make transportation easier in Laos' biggest highway. And this was the first time that the company being a contractor of an oversea project.