PP-SHV Expressway on track for completion in early 2023

The construction of the $1.9 billion Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway, which broke ground at the end of March, is on track to be completed by early 2023, Ministry of Public Works and Transport spokesman Vasim Sorya said on Monday. The 190km high-speed highway linking the capital ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/pp-shv-expressway-track-completion-early-2023

Pavement improvement plan on Mao Tse Toung Boulevard underway

The Phnom Penh Municipal Hall is assessing a pavement improvement project along Mao Tse Toung Boulevard meant to provide ease of travel for disabled persons and pedestrians, Phnom Penh Municipal Hall spokesman Met Meas Pheakdey told The Post on Wednesday. Meas Pheakdey said: “The cost ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pavement-improvement-plan-mao-tse-toung-boulevard-underway

PM addresses infrastructure

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday addressed the Kingdom’s spending on new infrastructure projects during the groundbreaking ceremony for 34 new roads in Preah Sihanouk province amid calls for greater transparency over Cambodia’s expenditures. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-addresses-infrastructure

Roads in 11 provinces damaged by floods

Transport Minister Sun Chanthol on Sunday said that 46 roads in 11 provinces have been severely damaged by floods and the ministry will repair them after water recedes. He said a total of 60 kilometers of roads, including national ones, were involved and the ministry had ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50641781/roads-in-11-provinces-damaged-by-floods/

Ministry to ‘secretly’ inspect national road constructions

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport announced it will “secretly inspect” Cambodian roads to ensure their quality meets the Kingdom’s standards. Pal Chandara, secretary of state and spokesman for the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, said a newly formed working group would inspect ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-secretly-inspect-national-road-constructions

Road damage harming S’ville trade

The Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol said on Tuesday that road damage in Preah Sihanouk province caused by recent rainfall and traffic congestion has been affecting the transport of goods between Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville Autonomous Port. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/road-damage-harming-sville-trade

Bidding on major artery renovation to begin next month

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport yesterday announced that the renovation of National Road 4, which connects the capital with Sihanoukville in the south, will begin early next year. The ministry said bidding for the project will start in September. National Road 4 is one ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50635502/bidding-on-major-artery-renovation-to-begin-next-month/

Underpass feasibility study OK’ed

The Phnom Penh Municipality has approved a feasibility study on an underpass crossing National Road 1. The study will be conducted by Borey Peng Hout, a leading local real estate developer. In a meeting Thursday chaired by Khuong Sreng, the governor of Phnom Penh, the municipality ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50634963/underpass-feasibility-study-oked/

Ministry to blacklist road companies failing to uphold technical standards

The Transport Minister yesterday warned road repair companies that they will be blacklisted from bidding on future public projects if they fail to uphold technical standards in their work. Transport Minister Sun Chanthol yesterday met with contractors and technical inspection companies to discuss the improvement of ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50631407/ministry-to-blacklist-road-companies-failing-to-uphold-technical-standards/

Preah Sihanouk bridge warning issued amid rising water level

The National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) has warned the public to be cautious when crossing the Stung Samrong Bridge in Preah Sihanouk province’s Kampong Seila district as rising water levels threatened to flood it. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-bridge-warning-issued-amid-rising-water-level

Sihanoukville buildings encroaching on pavement demolished

Sihanoukville authorities demolished two buildings on Wednesday that encroached on the pavement, dismantled seven canvas structures and dug up five stone terraces after their owners failed to comply with repeated instructions to remove the obstructing structures themselves. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sihanoukville-buildings-encroaching-pavement-demolished

Sihanoukville residents to remove homes

The Sihanoukville municipal administration on Saturday issued a notice ordering buildings on state land along Street 821A, in Commune 4, to be removed by August 2. Municipal governor Y Sokleng on Sunday said the administration planned to widen Street 821A – currently eight metres wide ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sihanoukville-residents-remove-homes

Ministry dismisses six officials for negligence in road construction

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has removed six inspectors and supervisors working on the construction of National Road 7 after they were found to be negligent. Some companies involved in the project were also warned to address the quality of construction or face ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-dismisses-six-officials-negligence-road-construction

Japan provides $52M in grants

The Japanese government has provided more than $52 million in grants for Cambodia’s socio-economic development projects so far this year, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/japan-provides-52m-grants

Water problems in Sihanoukville

Officials from the Public Works and Transport Ministry and the Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration are studying how to jointly address damaged infrastructure and have decided to first tackle water and road problems. In May, an inter-ministerial committee made up of officials from various ministries agreed to ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50622637/water-problems-in-sihanoukville/

Agreement signed for national road repairs

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport yesterday signed an agreement with Korean company Hanshin Engineering and Construction for the long-awaited reconstruction of National Road 2 and National Road 22. According to a press release from the ministry, the reconstruction of National Road 2 and ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50617730/agreement-signed-for-national-road-repairs/

Villagers appeal for road access to disputed land

More than 100 families in Preah Sihanouk province’s Tracheak Chet and Bat Khteah communities gathered on Monday to submit a petition asking the Prey Nop district administration to order the Thansuor Chamkat company to open an access road for them to transport their crops through ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-appeal-road-access-disputed-land

Chroy Changvar bridge is reopened

The Cambodia-Japan Friendship Bridge – also known as Chroy Changvar Bridge I – was reopened at a cost of $30 million on Wednesday morning, after being closed for more than a year for repairs and renovations. The reopening ceremony was held on Wednesday and presided ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/chroy-changvar-bridge-reopened

Japan’s grants aim to ease Phnom Penh’s traffic woes

Workers are putting the finishing touches to the capital’s Chroy Changvar Bridge before its official reopening on April 4, in time for Khmer New Year. The bridge has been under renovation since October 2017, thanks to a $30 million grant aid issued by the Japanese ...

Husain Haider
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japans-grants-aim-ease-phnom-penhs-traffic-woes

Countdown to expressway groundbreaking begins

The groundbreaking of the nearly $2-billion expressway connecting the capital and Sihanoukville has been confirmed for March 22. The expressway will start at Tomnop Kobsrov Street, between Cham Chao and Krang Thnong communes, northwest of Phnom Penh International Airport, said Kong Vimean, spokesman for the ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50583762/countdown-to-expressway-groundbreaking-begins/

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