Work begins on $1.3 billion 2nd expressway in Cambodia

Cambodia on Wednesday broke ground on the second Chinese-invested expressway connecting the capital Phnom Penh with Bavet City of Svay Rieng province on the border with Vietnam. ...

Khmer Times Staff

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

Building a China-Cambodia community with a shared future at the start of spring

More than one million vehicles had travelled on Cambodia’s first-ever expressway connecting the capital Phnom Penh and the deep-sea port province of Preah Sihanouk in the first three months since its inauguration on October 1 last year. ...

Khmer Times Staff

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

Interior Minister Sar Kheng chairs meeting on new road traffic law

The National Committee for Road Safety (NCSC) has organized a meeting to review and discuss the new road traffic law at Ministry of Interior office on Friday. ...

So Cheata

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

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

GDI helps Cambodian infrastructure, promotes trade links among countries

The China-proposed Global Development Initiative will create a platform for joint growth and see more benefits go to Cambodia due to its cooperation with China to build a community with a shared future, officials and business leaders said. ...

Khmer Times Staff

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

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

Sar Kheng: Investigations show trafficking complaints ‘95% true’

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng said the government has spent more than $200 million building infrastructure in Preah Sihanouk province in order to attract investment and increase tax revenues – not to let it slide into a morass of illegal gambling and, even worse, crimes. ...

Lay Samean

Battambang-Banteay Meanchey highway stretch completed

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has marked the completion of renovations and expansion of a stretch of National Road 5, a part of Asian Highway 1, linking Battambang town to the Banteay Meanchey provincial capital of Sisophon. ...

Mom Kunthear

Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway construction works on schedule

According to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport of Cambodia, the construction of the Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway is progressing smoothly and to date, the project has achieved 63% in terms of overall completion. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Expressway announced linking city centre to new Phnom Penh International Airport

Local conglomerate Overseas Cambodia Investment Corp (OCIC), the company behind the new Phnom Penh International Airport, has told Construction & Property Magazine that it will build an expressway (flyover) that will connect the city centre to the new airport. ...

Sok Chan

People affected by expressway project demand fair compensation

Families displaced by the construction of the Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville expressway have again asked the government for fair compensation so that they can find new homes. More than 130 families from Kamboul commune – in Phnom Penh’s Kamboul district – affected by Cambodia’s first expressway project ...

Pech Sotheary

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

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

Cambodia-Vietnam expressway

Cambodia and Vietnam are pushing forward with plan to develop an expressway between Phnom Penh and Ho Chi Minh City, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation. ...

Chea Vannak

Residents protest at road plans

A group of 70 people from six communities in Phnom Penh have petitioned City Hall to clarify how the construction of rail side roads will affect them, amid fears they could lose their homes. ...

Pech Sotheary

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