Dec 22, 2012

Bridge no. 4 across Mekong river will be completed in 2013

The 4th road bridge linking Thailand and Laos across Mekong river, under construction at Chiang Khong district of Chiang Rai province, is now over 90 % complete. The bridge was jointly funded by the Thai, Chinese, and Lao governments at a cost of 1,486.5 million Bahts.

Private enterprises have developed supporting facilities on both countries, including office buildings and convention center in an area of 10 acres (25 Rais) in nearby Chiang Saen district. On the Lao side, an area of 1,200 Rais (480 acres) has been developed, with resorts, hotels, duty-free market place being constructed.

The bridge is expected to be completed and opened in 2013.

Ref : Chiang Mai Business News

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