Classifieds 50% off, use promo code FBkpkPromo The Phuket News Kata Rocks The Phuket News Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort
The Phuket News Phuket News
The Phuket News Phuket | Thailand | World | Business | Q&A | Weird World XML, RSS, Feed
The Phuket News The Phuket News
The Phuket News

Phuket residents fed up with inaction sandbag dangerous road

PHUKET: Residents fed up with inaction by their local authority have placed sandbags and flags to mark dangerous potholes and sections of road that have washed away along neighbourhood street in Srisoonthorn, central Phuket.


Eakkapop Thongtub

Friday 2 September 2016, 05:56PM


Residents in Baan Ya, Srisoonthorn subdistrict, today began placing sandbags in the huge potholes to warn motorists of the danger. Photo: Eakkapop Thongtub

Residents of Moo 6 Baan Ya say that Thungsuerkhwan Rd has been in dire need of repairs for more than six months and has been the site of many accidents.

The damaged section of road is 2.7km long and has no street lights at night.

The residents accuse Srisoonthorn of doing nothing to fix the road, and today began placing sandbags marked with flags in huge potholes to warn people of the danger.

Srinsoonthorn Mayor Worawut Songyot told The Phuket News today (Sept 2) that his office is aware of damaged road.

"But the road belongs to the Department of Rural Roads and is on the boundary of Srisoonthorn subdistrict,” he said.

“We are waiting for the budget from Phuket Provincial Office and the Department of Rural Roads is already looking for a contractor to repair the damaged section along that road," he added.

 

 

The Phuket News
The Phuket News
Comment on this story
* Please login to comment. If you do not have an account please register below by simply entering a username, password and email address. You can still leave your comment below at the same time.
Comments Here:
Username:
Password:
E-mail:
Security:
    Forget your password?

Joe12 | 02 September 2016 - 22:55:31

Gotta love Sue Yu2's comment, "Kurt:go buy a pair of long socks & do us all a favour" 

The Phuket News

Kurt | 02 September 2016 - 18:42:46

Already more than 6 months (!!)
And the Mayor said:.." We ALREADY looking for a contractor to repair the damaged section along that road".. 
Many accidents happend already, and just hiding behind that usual budget talks?

What is wrong on Phuket that it needs 6 months to find a bit of money to repair a short stretch of road and prevent more accidents?

It is really a script for a thai soap opera.

And Phuket has aspirations for becoming 'hub this', and 'hub that'?
How about just trying only to keep up with the daily island needs working/functioning.
Why is it that on Phuket the most logic and simple things are always made so unneeded difficult and done very slow?

The Phuket News
Matches 2 result(s)
The Phuket News
The Phuket News
The Phuket News
The Phuket News The Phuket News The Phuket News
The Phuket News
Share this
The Phuket News
Have a news tip-off? Click here
The Phuket News
Related stories
The Phuket News
Phuket community

Recent Comments


Login game premier league competition

Hi opinioated farang, we are just finalising the main spondsor, but registration should open some time next week, look out for the email. Matt Pond...(Read More)


August 3 set as final deadline for Patong taxis to return parking spaces to public

My My Ive hit a nerve with tweedle dee & tweedle dum with the backpacker comment, must have been too close to home for them....(Read More)


August 3 set as final deadline for Patong taxis to return parking spaces to public

Jor 12; get your facts right I never said what you claim, that may have been Rorri, big night at the bar last night??, backpackers are by very definit...(Read More)


Login game premier league competition

When is registration starting? ...(Read More)


Five die when speedboat sinks in storm

Koh Kalok is part of Mu Koh Chumphon National Park and the speedboat should had have got the license and the authorization from the DNP to enter into ...(Read More)


Phuket ‘Pineapple Eyes’ project targets garbage, wastewater

Oh... so there is no real program...just another corny "awareness" effort. You want a good example of wastewater heading to the sea Mr. Gov...(Read More)


Phuket ‘Pineapple Eyes’ project targets garbage, wastewater

Well, in terms of real action the provincial government can take, might I suggest rubbish bins located at public spaces like parks and beaches and the...(Read More)


Stranded sea turtles give Phuket lifeguards an extra job in monsoon season

BenPendejo...the dicarding/loss of fishing gear is endemic worldwide. For example, the National Marine Fisheries Service reported an average of 11 en...(Read More)


Big plans for Phang Nga National Park

Everyone agree that local folks in small retail shops, restaurants and local tour and boat operators should get benefit from eco-tourism in Marine Nat...(Read More)


Canadian expat Muay Thai fighter found dead of suspected hanging in Patong

OzGeoff... pretty much common sense really. If at the time of the original article, the disclaimer was in place his name was not published out of resp...(Read More)

The Phuket News
Bangkok Hospital Phuket
PHUKET NEWS
Phuket
Thailand
World
Business
Q A
Weird World
ARCHIVE
POLL
CURRENCY
WEATHER
PHUKET TIDE TABLE
The Phuket News PHUKET LIFE
Phuket Arts
Phuket Community
Phuket Culture
Phuket Dining
Phuket Education
Phuket Entertainment
Phuket Environment
Phuket Health
Phuket People
Phuket Technology
Phuket Travel
Photo Galleries
COLOURING BOOK
The Phuket News PHUKET SPORT
Phuket
Thailand
World
SURF REPORT
PREDICTIONS
The Phuket News PHUKET CLASSIFIEDS
Phuket Buy and Sell
Phuket Jobs
Phuket Property
Phuket Cars and Boats
Phuket Community
Phuket Services
SEARCH CLASSIFIEDS
POST CLASSIFIED
The Phuket News The Phuket News PHUKET EVENTS
Phuket Event listings
Phuket Event calendar
Buy Tickets
POST EVENT
The Phuket News PHUKET DIRECTORY
Phuket Bars, pubs and clubs
Phuket Hotels and villas
Phuket Restaurants
Phuket Yellow Pages
POST LISTING
The Phuket News BARGAINS
The Phuket News ABOUT US
The Company
Distribution points
Subscribe
Advertise with us
Pay for advert
Contact us
CONTESTS
Content Google Map
Site map
Australian Visa Services
 
Currency - The Phuket News   Weather Report - The Phuket News   Surf Report - The Phuket News
LinkedIn - The Phuket News   Twitter - The Phuket News   YouTube - The Phuket News   Facebook - The Phuket News
Copyright © 2017 Class Act Media. All rights reserved. | Website usage terms and conditions | Privacy and Confidentiality Statement.