Japan provides $186,856 for constructing bridge and rehabilitating irrigation facilities

The Government of Japan will provide $186,856 to support the construction of a bridge in Kampong Speu province and the rehabilitation of irrigation facilities in Kampong Cham province, under the framework, the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project (“KUSANONE” Grant). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501197225/japan-provides-186856-for-constructing-bridge-and-rehabilitating-irrigation-facilities/

Limit to be set on age of imported cars

As part of a road safety drive, the Ministry of Public Works and Transport and Ministry of Interior have set the lifespan of used vehicles allowed to be imported into Cambodia to reduce accidents and protect the environment. ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/limit-to-be-set-on-age-of-imported-cars

Third expressway to connect Phnom Penh and Siem Reap

A third expressway connecting Phnom Penh and Siem Reap province is being mooted, with four companies expressing interest with the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation to carry out construction. ...

Meas Molika
https://kiripost.com/stories/third-expressway-to-connect-phnom-penh-and-siem-reap

Livelihoods in Cambodia improve when China-funded rural road projects are completed

For Dul Sarath, a 34-year-old vegetable grower in central Cambodia’s Kampong Tralach district, Kampong Chhnang,  a China-funded rural road project has made travel and the transport of produce from farms to town markets easier, saving both time and money. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501193088/livelihoods-in-cambodia-improve-when-china-funded-rural-road-projects-are-completed/

Cambodia to see more expressways, thanks to China’s BRI contributions

China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has contributed enormously to Cambodia’s economic growth, the Cambodian government’s senior advisor Sok Siphana said on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501190560/cambodia-to-see-more-expressways-thanks-to-chinas-bri-contributions/

China-aided Phase II rural road project in Cambodia completes

The second phase of the China-aided rural road project in Cambodia has come to an end successfully, building asphalt and concrete paved roads in a total length of 120 km, officials said here on Thursday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501187237/china-aided-phase-ii-rural-road-project-in-cambodia-completes/

Phnom Penh-Bavet Expressway construction to start next year

Senior Minister Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport, announced that the construction of the Phnom Penh-Bavet Expressway will begin on 2023. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501182004/phnom-penh-bavet-expressway-construction-to-start-next-year/

Bridge inspect tech deployed

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport provided new laboratory equipment to the provincial administrations of Siem Reap, Pursat, Kratie and Preah Sihanouk for for detailed analysis of rocks and soil ahead of construction projects. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bridge-inspect-tech-deployed

Hun Sen announces accelerated Phnom Penh-Svay Rieng expressway

Prime Minister Hun Sen said the government will cooperate with development partners to accelerate the construction of an expressway from Phnom Penh to Bavet town in Svay Rieng province. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-announces-accelerated-phnom-penh-svay-rieng-expressway

Capital-Sihanoukville expressway tolls discounted 20% for first year

The Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway will open as a toll road from November 1, with the company administering the highway – China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) – declaring a 20 per cent discount on all tolls for the first year of operations. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/capital-sihanoukville-expressway-tolls-discounted-20-first-year

Major expressway accord inked ‘Nov 9’

The government plans to sign a framework agreement with Beijing on November 9 on concessional financing for the construction of the Phnom Penh-Bavet Expressway, the second of its kind in the Kingdom, after the first high-speed thoroughfare connecting the capital to the coastal Sihanoukville. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/major-expressway-accord-inked-nov-9

Expressway officers get tough on law-breaking drivers

Officers stationed on the newly inaugurated Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway have begun to hold drivers who break the traffic rules for reprimand and make them sign contracts promising not to repeat their offences before their release. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/expressway-officers-get-tough-law-breaking-drivers

1st Chinese-invested expressway in Cambodia sparks tourist influx to coastal province: PM

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Monday that some 200,000 vehicles had traveled on the kingdom’s first-ever expressway since it was open to the public for trial use for free on Oct 1. ...

Xinhua
https://global.chinadaily.com.cn/a/202210/17/WS634cfca3a310fd2b29e7cf2f.html

Nearly 9,000 vehicles travel on Cambodia’s 1st expressway on 1st day of trial opening

Nearly 9,000 vehicles traveled on Cambodia’s first-ever expressway on the first day of its opening for trial use on Saturday, the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) said in a news release on Sunday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501161480/nearly-9000-vehicles-travel-on-cambodias-1st-expressway-on-1st-day-of-trial-opening/

Expressway Residents Cut Fence to Sell Food to Motorists

Final checks ahead of Saturday’s Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville expressway opening have found residents cutting barbed wire fencing so they can graze cows by the road and sell food to motorists, the Transport Ministry said. ...

Keat Soriththeavy
https://vodenglish.news/expressway-residents-cut-fence-to-sell-food-to-motorists/

Stay off capital-Sihanoukville expressway till Oct, drivers told

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has once again called on drivers to stop using the Phnom Penh-Preah Sihanouk Expressway as the highway has not been officially opened to the public. The scheduled opening date is set for this coming October. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/stay-capital-sihanoukville-expressway-till-oct-drivers-told

Cambodia shows interest in Phnom Penh metro

A proposed elevated system has been scrapped in favour an underground metro. The government of Cambodia has indicated that it favours the construction of an underground metro in Phnom Penh to improve public transport within the capital and the surrounding Kandal province, instead of an ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501151255/cambodia-shows-interest-in-phnom-penh-metro/

Capital-S’ville expressway 96% done; pilot launch date announced soon

The Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway is currently 96.6 per cent complete, with the start date of the pilot launch to be announced this month, according to Ministry of Public Works and Transport spokesman Heang Sotheayut. ...

Chea Sokny and Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/capital-sville-expressway-96-done-pilot-launch-date-announced-soon

Future plans to create subways to ease capital’s traffic unveiled

Transport in Phnom Penh is slated for vast improvement in the future as plans to construct subways are unveiled. However, skytrains to connect the capital with other provinces have been ruled out. ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/future-plans-to-create-subways-to-ease-capitals-traffic-unveiled

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