New street and building planned to enhance U-Tapao Airport

Plans are underway to ease traffic to U-Tapao Airport in Rayong, the first airport to Pattaya, by linking it to a nearby street by developing a 2-kilometre road. The Department of Highways introduced the plan yesterday, saying the project will cost four.5 billion baht and will break ground subsequent yr with a completion date set for 3 years from now.
U-Tapao is the closest airport to Pattaya and serves as an necessary link for tourism that is hoped to start flowing again this month. The airport additionally serves the Eastern Economic Corridor industrial growth zone, so the necessity to lower site visitors is imminent. Cash will widen entry to the airport and assist site visitors transfer smoothly through the areas to the EEC.
Yesterday a gathering was convened, chaired by Rayong’s deputy provincial governor, to debate the progress of the venture at a hotel in Rayong. This was the second meeting on the venture and targeted dialogue on the engineering aspect of constructing the highway to U-Tapao Airport, and the study included analysis on what could be done to cut back any environmental influence of the project.
The assembly addressed questions and considerations from the general public, in addition to from stakeholders and the non-public sector, plus related government businesses.
The deliberate street with go from the U-Tapao Airport tollgate, pass through the air defence artillery division of the Marine Artillery Regiment, and hyperlink to Motorway quantity 7. An intersection on Sukhumvit Road will me a merging point for the new street and the airport entrance.
The venture value included elevating parts of the street, and designing it with semi-directional loop ramps connecting it the highway for travellers from Sattahip and Chon Buri within the west, and Rayong from the east. Two on-off ramps may also be constructed to attach Motorway 7 and Sukhumvit Road.
The budget contains for signage to warn of the development as well as additional lighting for areas near the construction that may cause accidents. It may also strictly comply with environmental influence minimisation measures..

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