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Steung Trang-Krouch Chhmar Bridge completed 87 percent

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The construction of a bridge connecting Kampong Cham’s Steung Trang and  Tbong Khmum’s Krouch Chhmar District has been completed 87.5 percent by May and is scheduled for completion by March 2021, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport.

The bridge will link Kampong Cham’s Steung Trang district and Krouch Chhmar district in Tbong Khmum. The whole bridge-body can be connected and completed by December 2020 and will be completed ahead of schedule in March 2021 (originally due for completion in May 2021), said the Ministry of Public Works.

“The bridge will make a significant contribution to transportation, travelling and cargo transport of the people in both Kampong Cham  and Tbong Khmum provinces,” according to the Ministry.

The bridge, totaling 1,131meters in  length and 13.50meters in width  is a steel fiber bridge. Construction started  on February 9, 2018, with  a total cost of nearly $57million and the construction period of 42 months.

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