Chiang Mai-Chiang Rai highway reopened

The main highway between Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai provinces in the upper North has been reopened to traffic after the five sections damaged by a flash flood were repaired.

Pol Col Pongpeera Karaket, chief of Doi Saket police station in Chiang Mai, said the five sections of the highway were cut off by a flash flood on Aug 18, forcing the closure of the highway.

The company contracted to repair the highway has fixed the damaged spots, allowing the highway to reopen this morning.

Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (ThaiPBS)

Chiang Mai-Chiang Rai highway reopened

The main highway between Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai provinces in the upper North has been reopened to traffic after the five sections damaged by a flash flood were repaired.

Pol Col Pongpeera Karaket, chief of Doi Saket police station in Chiang Mai, said the five sections of the highway were cut off by a flash flood on Aug 18, forcing the closure of the highway.

The company contracted to repair the highway has fixed the damaged spots, allowing the highway to reopen this morning.

Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (ThaiPBS)