At last... VIENTIANE - North - VANG VIENG 1. 4 lane 57 kms from Sikeuth junction in Vientiane - Phonhong. 2. 2 lane 85 kms Phonhong - Vang Vieng. VIENTIANE - South - PAKSAN 1. 4 lane 48km from Dongdok in Vientiane - Phao. 2. 2 lane 93 kms Phao - Paksan. but don't hold your breath, tenders are to be called next year. The completion date is 2017, at the earliest. Let's hope that the dust 'n mud is NOT going to be too great once it eventually gets under way. Info source: Department of Planning and Cooperation at the Ministry of Public Works and Transport.