UPDATE: Chalong to Patong Road construction is 80 percent completed

Chalong, Patong –

A backup road from Chalong to Patong under construction is now 80 percent completed.

Our previous story:

The Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew and the President of the Phuket Provincial Administration Organisation (PPAO) Rewat Areerob on October 24th surveyed the local road behind the Silsuparam Temple in Chalong.

Now for the update:

Mr. Rewat told the Phuket Express, “This road was constructed to prevent landslides in the future and provide other opportunities to travel from Chalong to Patong.”

An exact completion date for the road, however, was not given.

Meanwhile, the Patong Hill road repair work is expected to be completed before New Year’s and the Thai Transport Minister visited Phuket.

A new local road from Kathu to Patong officially opened on Father’s Day, December 5th, 2022.


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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.