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City Hall scraps Tha Prachan-Siriraj footbridge across Chao Phraya river

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View of the Siriraj Hospital on the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok

View of the Siriraj Hospital on the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok. Image: Paul the Seeker.


The City Hall has decided to scrap a pedestrian’s bridge across the Chao Phraya river from Tha Prachan pier to Siriraj hospital because the project is not worth the spending.

Bangkok governor Pol Gen Aswin Kwanmuang said Monday that he had ordered the two-tiered pedestrian’s bridge project which has space to accommodate golf cars to travel back and forth scrapped because it had recently been assessed that the project was not financially feasible and the fund should be diverted for use in other projects which are more worthwhile.

Full story: thaipbs.or.th

By Thai PBS


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