Phuket Plans for Shortcut from Kathu to Thalang to Avoid Traffic in Koh Kaew

Phuket –

Phuket is planning to make a shortcut from Kathu to Sri Soonthorn in Thalang to avoid a huge traffic problem in Koh Kaew.

The Phuket Provincial Administration Organisation (PPAO) President Mr. Rewat Areerob told The Phuket Express yesterday (March 2nd) that three famous Phuket families who are Mr. Sanguan Kunwanich, Mr. Kitti Saksritawee, and Mr. Ao Ekwanich are pleased to donate lands in Moo 4 Kathu, Moo 3, and Moo 7 in Sri Soonthorn for public use to make the shortcut road.

The road will be from the Phuket Mining Museum in Kathu to the Bang Neow Dum reservoir in Baan Manik. The road can avoid a huge traffic problem in Koh Kaew during rush hours.


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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.