Transport and shipping

Transport infrastructure and facilities

Work starts on $3 mn highway in Kampong Cham

Work is under way on a new road in Kampong Cham, funded with $3 million from the World Bank and the Cambodian government. The two-lane double bituminous surface treated road will run nearly 30 kilometres between Boeung Trav and Anlong Koki.​ ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50897549/work-starts-on-3-mn-highway-in-kampong-cham/

Kampong Chhnang to benefit from National Road 5 construction

Once the southern section of the National Road 5 Improvement Project is officially launched, Kampong Chhnang province governor Sun Sovannarith expects that it will assist the area in becoming a destination for national and international tourists. ...

Lay Samean
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/kampong-chhnang-benefit-national-road-5-construction

Kratie-Kampong Thom bridge awaiting Hun Sen’s approval

Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol is awaiting Prime Minister Hun Sen’s approval to build a bridge connecting the provinces of Kratie and Kampong Thom after the Chinese government agreed to provide a loan to Cambodia. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kratie-kampong-thom-bridge-awaiting-hun-sens-approval

Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville expressway 51% complete

The construction of the nearly $2 billion Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway is 51.35 per cent complete and is expected to be finished in 2023, according to Ministry of Public Works and Transport secretary of state Vasim Sorya.   ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/phnom-penh-sihanoukville-expressway-51-complete

Kingdom paves way out of Covid slump for transport

Cambodia is committed to join hands with other ASEAN member states and improve its transportation system to offset the cumulative impact of Covid-19 containment measures and boost regional trade, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-paves-way-out-covid-slump-transport

Third Ring Road 50 percent complete

The construction of the $300 million third ring road was 50 percent complete as of early May and is scheduled to be finished next year, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport’s spokesman Heang Sotheayuth. The 52 kilometre road stretches from National Road ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50857557/third-ring-road-50-percent-complete/

Koh Kong multi-purpose sea port breaks ground

The government on May 13 broke ground on the construction of a $1.5 million medium-sized multi-purpose sea port in Koh Kong province to boost trade and tourism between Cambodia and Thailand. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/koh-kong-multi-purpose-sea-port-breaks-ground

ADB asked to craft game plan for monorail, subway

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport on April 6 asked the Metro Manila-based Asian Development Bank (ADB) to help devise strategies for monorail and subway projects planned for Phnom Penh. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/adb-asked-craft-game-plan-monorail-subway

Bridge across the Mekong in Kratie to begin construction within the year

The government is planning to build a bridge across the Mekong River linking Kratie and Kampong Thom provinces with construction said to start by the end of the year. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50824722/bridge-across-the-mekong-in-kratie-to-begin-construction-within-the-year/

Bridge linking Kampong Cham and Tboung Khmum to open for public soon

The Cambodia-China Friendship Bridge crossing the Mekong River connecting Kampong Cham and Tboung Khmum provinces is set to be ready for use soon, with construction works almost 96 percent complete. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50819963/bridge-linking-kampong-cham-and-tboung-khmum-to-open-for-public-soon/

Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway construction 31.19 percent complete

Ministry of Public Works and Transport has affirmed that the construction of the country’s first-ever expressway from Phnom Penh capital to Sihanoukville of Preah Sihanouk province is 31.19 percent complete. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50814925/phnom-penh-sihanoukville-expressway-construction-31-19-percent-complete/

34 roads in Preah Sihanouk to open in April

Thirty-four roads in Sihanoukville are set to open in April ahead of the Khmer New Year holiday, as provincial officials urge contracted construction firms to accelerate their work to be completed as planned. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50810348/34-roads-in-preah-sihanouk-to-open-in-april/

National Road 10 project construction on track

National Road 10, which will link Battambang to Koh Kong province, is now 43.75 percent complete and scheduled to open for traffic in 2023. This was announced by the Secretary of State of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport Bong Bun Hourn following an ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50807538/national-road-10-project-construction-on-track/

Koh Rong Island road project 30% done: Royal Group chair

Royal Group of Companies Ltd chairman Kith Meng has announced that the development of 70km of concrete roads on Koh Rong Island is about 30 per cent complete, with construction having begun in mid-July and proceeding on schedule since then. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/koh-rong-island-road-project-30-done-royal-group-chair

38 Roads project to modernise Siem Reap City and tourism

Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday that the construction of 38 roads in Siem Reap will modernise the city and improve the tourism experience in this renowned travel destination. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50787815/38-roads-project-to-modernise-siem-reap-city-and-tourism/

Royal Railway and Cambodian government talks still on track

Negotiations are still under way between Royal Railway Cambodia and the Cambodian Government on implementing a new concession agreement designed to improve Cambodia’s railway systems as well as keeping the infrastructure running in an orderly manner.​ ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50779061/royal-railway-and-cambodian-government-talks-still-on-track/

Speculation fears over location of new ring road

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) held consultations to decide the location of National Ring Road 4 around Phnom Penh. Once complete, it is expected to ease traffic and freight transportation. But the location of the project is being kept under wraps to ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50775152/speculation-fears-over-location-of-new-ring-road/

Ministry speeding up draft port law

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has convened a meeting to discuss the speeding up of the draft port law. The law is expected to play a crucial role in management and development of port, promotion of national and international trade, order maintenance, facilitation ...

Lim Nary/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50773840/ministry-speeding-up-draft-port-law/

Koh Pich-Koh Norea bridge construction to start in late October

The construction of a bridge connecting Koh Pich satellite city in Phnom Penh to the Koh Norea development area in the capital’s Khan Chbar Ampov will begin on 26 October 2020. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50771586/koh-pich-koh-norea-bridge-construction-to-start-in-late-october-2/

Good news for clean-energy traffic

TADA, Cambodia’s fastest-growing ride-hailing app, plans to invest $20 million to produce electric tuktuks within the framework of clean energy development. ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50762627/good-news-for-clean-energy-traffic/

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