Second Friendship Bridge to be built at Mae Sot

Mae Sai in Chiang Rai is a major border crossing between Thailand and Myanmar

Mae Sai in Chiang Rai is a major border crossing between Thailand and Myanmar. Photo: Tevaprapas.




A second “friendship bridge” linking Myawaddy and Mae Sot on the Thai-Myanmar border will be built soon, Myanmar’s Ministry of Construction revealed this week.

Ministry managing director U Kyaw Linn said large vehicles up to 60 tonnes would use the new bridge, while the current bridge is for small and medium-sized vehicles. The construction site had already been identified.

Read more: The Nation



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