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14 checkpoints set up on routes from Bangkok to other provinces

Jan 02. 2021
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By THE NATION

Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has ordered districts in the province to set up checkpoints on the routes that connect Bangkok to other provinces in a bid to curb the spread of Covid-19 during the New Year holidays.

BMA permanent secretary Silapasuay Raweesangsoon on Saturday named the 14 checkpoints to be established at the following locations:

1. In front of Big C, Chaeng Wattana Road, Laksi district

2. Warehouse Gate 7, Vibhavadi Rangsit Road, Don Muang district

3. Don Muang Tollway entrance, Don Muang district

4. Intersection under Maha Nakhon Expressway, Suwintawong Road, Nong Jok district

5. Near BTS Bearing station, Sukhumvit Road, Bangna district

6. In front of Interlink Tower (formerly Nation Tower), Bangna-Trad Road, Bangna district

7. Bangchak entrance of Burapha Withi Expressway, Phra Khanong district

8. In front of Toyota service centre, Ratchaphreuk Road, Taling Chan district

9. Phutthamonthon Sai 3 intersection, Borommaratchachonnani Road, Thawi Watthana district

10. Under Bhumibol Bridge, Suksawat Road, Ratburana district

11. In front of PTT gas station, Rama II Road Soi 92, Bang Khuntian district

12. In front of Bangkok Local Museum, Liab Khlong Phitthayalongkorn Road, Bang Khuntian district

13. In front of Asia University, Phetkasem Road, Nong Khaem district

14. In front of Suksa Naree Wittaya School, Ekachai Road, Bang Bon district.

“The checkpoints will be set up from January 2 and will operate 24 hours a day. Travellers passing through the checkpoints must undergo Covid-19 screening procedures,” she added.

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