A soil safety device with warning signals has been installed at the damaged Patong Hill.
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.
The Patong road temporary repair work has started which will take about two weeks.
Motorbikes are now allowed to pass on the partially collapsed Patong Hill Road.
Now for the update:
The Kathu District Chief Mr. Siwat Rawangkun and a team of processors from the Thai Geotechnical Engineers of Civil Engineering inspected the damaged area on Patong hill.
Kathu District Chief Mr. Siwat told the Phuket Express, “A soil safety device has been installed which can measure soil pressure, soil strength, water in soil, and land sloping. If these measurements are over set limits, the device will warn us with signals and we can shut down the road safely.”
Meanwhile a local road shortcut from Chalong to Patong will be renovated for road users.
Kathu officials are surveying another natural route from Kathu to Patong.
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