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Temporary steel staircase installed at damaged footbridge on Rama II Road


A temporary steel staircase has been installed at a damaged footbridge on Rama II Road in Bangkok’s Bang Khun Thien district, the Thonburi Highway District Office announced on Thursday via its Facebook page.

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The bridge at Km 14+075 had been damaged since March 2 when an SUV reportedly smashed into the steps of the bridge, rendering the bridge unsafe for use and leaving pedestrians stranded on both sides of the eight-lane Rama II Road. The bridge is the only way for pedestrians to cross Rama II Road. The next bridge is about three kilometres away.

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Officials added that repair work on the bridge would start on Friday, and expected the work to be finish within seven days. They advised pedestrians to use the temporary staircase carefully during the construction period.

For more information, contact the Department of Highways hotline at 1586.

Published : March 05, 2021

By : THE NATION