Cars travel the Aizhai mountain road in Jishou, Hunan province, on Wednesday. The road was renovated in recent years and has become a popular tourist spot. (LIU GUIXIONG/FOR CHINA DAILY)
The national road network is expected to reach a total length of 461,000 kilometers by 2035 and support the nation’s modern urbanization drive and comprehensive development needs, officials with the Ministry of Transport said on Monday.
China unveiled a plan outlining major targets for its national road network earlier this month.
Wang Songbo, deputy director of the ministry’s comprehensive planning department, said the new plan involves reaching 162,000 km of national…