Ratchadapisek Road to be closed to traffic for Apec Summit
Bangkok’s Ratchadapisek Road will be closed from November 14 to 19 for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Summit and only those with a valid permit can use the route.
Thong Lor police station issued an announcement on Thursday stating Ratchadapisek Road, from Asoke Intersection to Ratchada-Khlong Toei Intersection, will be closed to general traffic from November 14 to 19.
The move aims to facilitate traffic and security management of the key summit, which will be held at Bangkok’s Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre.
The announcement, signed by Pol Colonel Duangchote Suwancharan, superintendent of the Thong Lor police, said motorists who wish to use the route during this period must first register for a permit with the police via this Google Form.
Registrants must provide their name, phone number, copy of ID card, licence plate number, type and colour of the vehicle along with photos, and specify the building/s they wish to visit on the closed-off route.
Motorists can then present the permit to police officers before entering the road.