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Samkong Underpass to close for signs, finishing touches

PHUKET: The Samkong Underpass will be closed to traffic tomorrow night (Nov 11) as workers install signs at each end of the tunnel.

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Tanyaluk Sakoot

Thursday 10 November 2016, 06:08PM


The Samkong Underpass will be closed to traffic tomorrow night (Nov 11) as workers install signs at each end of the tunnel. Photo: Chris Husted
The Samkong Underpass will be closed to traffic tomorrow night (Nov 11) as workers install signs at each end of the tunnel. Photo: Chris Husted

“Both the northbound and southbound lanes will be closed to all traffic while workers install the signs,”

Phuket Highways Chief Patiwetwoottisak Sookkii told The Phuket News today.

The signs to be installed, each to be six metres long, are to apply the name “Samkong Underpass”, Chief Patiwetwoottisak said.

“While the signs are being installed all four lanes must be closed from 9pm Friday (Nov 11) to 4am Saturday (Nov 12),” he said.

“Please avoid the tunnel by driving through the intersection at ground level,” he added.

Asked what remains to be done before the long-overdue project is completed, Chief Patiwetwoottisak said, “Just some little tasks of Wiwat Construction Co and a final check of the security equipment.”

 

 

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Kurt | 10 November 2016 - 22:20:14

Sickening, they had so much time to attach these signs. And we red: ' More little tasks to be done'.
What a way of working. Complete off the road. So stupid.
And worse: they not even see it themselve.

And they have to do Chalong Underpass?
Today at 5pm there was no one working at Chalong Underpass.
When they start 24/7 to work?
The traffic is daily a mess there since October 2015.
Not a slightest sign of underpass digging.

Road deviations through soi's which are not designed for all this traffic. All so dumb.

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