National Road No.5 Improvement Project (Thlea Ma'am - Battambang and Sri Sophorn - Poipet Sections)(I)

National Road No.5 Improvement Project (Thlea Ma'am - Battambang and Sri Sophorn - Poipet Sections)(I)

Locations

Type

Road

Status

Started

Total Reported Cost

19.2 billion JPY

Initiatives

Start Date

March 2015

Start of Construction

Planned Completion Date

Aug. 2020

Contractors

Consultants

Funders

Source(s) Amount
19,208,000,000 JPY

Description

This project concerns repairs to the existing roadway, widening, bypass construction and other work to be performed on the Thlea Ma’am-Battambang and Sri Sophorn-Poipet sections of National Road No. 5, connecting the capital of Phnom Penh with the Thai border. The aim of the project is to enhance connectivity and contribute towards the development of Cambodia, following years of conflict, leaving a series of the country's infrastructure in need of much-needed improvements.