Topic: Funds earmarked for bridge to Koh Lanta

The Krabi Governor, Mr Prasit Osathanont, has announced that in the upcoming budget for 2010 (2553), the government has allocated funds to begin construction of the planned (Please log in or register to see this link).

The total sum of 400 million baht will be spread across a 3 year period, with 40 million in the first year, with 200 million and 160 million in subsequent years.

The budget also includes a 55 million baht scheme to continue the current road widening project from Ao Nang to Sai Thai Temple, all the way up to the Klong Chilat Junction in Krabi, which will create a 4 line highway from town to the beach.