Road traffic in Chiang Mai

Songthaews and motorcycles in Chiang Mai. Photo: Pxhere.

Chiang Mai citizens call for suspension of highway expansion project

Chiang Mai citizens yesterday called for the suspension of the Highway 11 expansion project after accusing contractor of felling century old trees, and unprofessional removal of the trees.

The call was made during a meeting among the local people’s network and academics in Chiang Mai after Peepal trees were cut and removed unprofessionally by contractor to pave the way for the 800-metre expansion of the current Highway 11 from Chiang Mai to Lampang.

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By Thai PBS

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