Motorbikes allowed to pass on damaged Patong Hill Road


Motorbikes are now allowed to pass on the partially collapsed Patong Hill Road.

The Patong Traffic Police told the Phuket Express yesterday (October 26th), “At 6:00 P.M. the Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew has ordered to open the Patong Hill (Phra Baramee Road Road No. 4029) area for motorbikes only after the Department of Highway has confirmed that motorbikes can safely pass through the area. The road is open for motorbikes 24-hours a day.”

Our previous stories:

A road leading to the Patong Hill in Phuket has started to collapse after a landslide.

A road leading to the Patong Hill from Kathu in Phuket is now being temporarily closed after it has started to collapse from a landslide

Pedestrian hours on parts of the collapsed Patong Hill are now being extended from 7:00 A.M. until 9:00 P.M..

Many students walked down from the Patong Hill to schools on the first day of school reopening.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.