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Songkran festival sees Rama II Road works delay till June 2025

Thailand’s transport minister announced that construction delays on Rama II Road will persist during the upcoming Songkran festival. Despite efforts to expedite the work, the completion date is now set for June 2025. The minister assured that compensation will be paid to the contractors to encourage faster progress.

Government spokesperson Suriya Jungrungreangkit addressed the state of transportation during the Songkran festival at 9.40am today, April 2. He emphasised the desire for the public to travel conveniently and safely and outlined plans to make alternate routes available to avoid congested areas. This approach aims to provide more efficient travel options, even if they involve longer distances.

In addition to these measures, the Expressway Authority of Thailand and the Department of Highways have been instructed to reduce tolls at various checkpoints, except on the…

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