$230m mekong river bridge to connect with PP-Bavet expressway

The government, with support from China, has issued more than $230 million to build a 1,600-metre bridge across the Mekong River with free access to connect with the Phnom Penh-Bavet Expressway, providing people with more convenience to cross the bridge. ...

Yatt Malai

PP-Bavet Expressway construction set to begin

The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) yesterday signed the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) contract with the Chinese infrastructure construction firm China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) to start the construction of Cambodia’s second expressway project Phnom Penh-Bavet Expressway (PP-Bavet Expressway) worth $1.4 billion early next month. ...

Kang Sothear

Cambodia signs contract with Chinese firm to build 2nd expressway

Cambodia on Thursday granted a concessional contract to China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) to invest in constructing and operating the second expressway connecting its capital Phnom Penh with Svay Rieng province’s Bavet City on the border with Vietnam. ...

Khmer Times Staff

2.53 mln vehicles travel on Chinese-invested expressway in Cambodia

A highway operator’s spokesman said on Wednesday that 2.53 million cars have gone on the Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Freeway in the 200 days since it opened to the public in October last year. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Kingdom’s tallest bridge to be ready by May 2025

The Royal Government of Cambodia has allocated nearly $23 million to build a bridge across the Russei Chrum River, located in Chhay Lok village, O’Som commune, Veal Veng district, Pursat province, considered to become the tallest bridge in the Kingdom. ...

Manoj Mathew

Chinese state-owned firm picked for study on Siem Reap expressway

Chinese state-owned China Road and Bridge Corp (CRBC) has been authorised by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport to conduct a formal, more in-depth study on the proposed Phnom Penh-Siem Reap Expressway, as the government seeks to spur transportation and tourism between the two ...

Hin Pisei

Chanthol proposes infrastructure projects to Chinese company

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport and the Chinese government have established a technical team who will assess the feasibility of the construction of a Phnom Penh-Poipet high-speed railway project. ...

Post Staff

Key road job with longest bridge ‘in 2024’

A groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a 58km road and bridges crossing the Tonle Sap River connecting Kampong Chhnang to Kampong Thom provinces will be held in 2024, with several relevant ministries assuring that the project would have no serious impact on the environment. ...

Sem Pisey

Capital-Poipet expressway under study

A fourth expressway project, planned to connect the capital with Poipet International Gate on the Thai border, has entered the study phase, according to Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol. ...

Hin Pisei

​Nearly 2 million vehicles travel on Chinese-invested expressway in Cambodia in 5 months

Almost​ 1.9 ​million​ ​vehicle​s ​h​a​d​ ​travel​l​e​d​ on ​t​h​e​ ​P​h​no​m​ ​P​e​n​h​-S​i​h​an​ouk​v​ill​e​ ​Expressway​ ​in​ ​t​h​e​ ​first​ ​f​i​v​e​ ​month​s ​since​ ​its​ ​opening​ ​to​ ​t​h​e​ ​public​ ​last​ ​October​, ​t​h​e​ ​Ministry​ o​f​ ​Public Works​ ​and​ ​Transport​ said​ ​in​ ​a​ ​news release​ on ​Tuesday​. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Chanthol inaugurates Bot Domdai Bridge

“Bridges and roads play an important role. They are the veins that stimulate national economic development by helping people to transport goods throughout the region and indeed the world. They sustain the economic growth of society,” said Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure Sun Chanthol. ...

Chea Sokny

Minister urges fast-track on study for S Reap expressway

The transport minister on February 15 requested a fast-track on a feasibility study of a new expressway connecting Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, to sign a deal for the project by the end of the third quarter.​ Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol ...

Hin Pisei

Nat’l roads 2, 22 construction to be completed ‘end of March’

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport said the construction of National Road 2 and 22 is scheduled for completion by the end of March as it is now more than 90 per cent finished, while experts in the transportation sector expect the expansion of ...

Van Socheata

New train builds efficiency for China-ASEAN biz

The China-Laos-Thailand round-trip train, an extension of the China-Laos Railway, was successfully launched on Tuesday. The new efficient, stable cold chain channel is expected to inject new impetus into trade between China and member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodian railway regauging study completed

A feasibility study for a further rebuild of the 382 km line from Phnom Penh to Poipet on the Thai border was submitted to the government on January 24. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Expressway services, ramps, updated on Google maps

Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway have upgraded their service by marking all entrances, exits and rest areas on Google maps, for the convenience of travelers. ...

Post Staff

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