Tags : Motorway


New Korat motorway to be open for trial use during

A new motorway, connecting the north of Bangkok to the northeastern region, is to be opened for a trial period during Songkran, after the transport ministry completes inspections this weekend. A 36-kilometre stretch, part of the Bang Pa-in to Korat motorway, will be the first to be tested with normal traffic. It will open to […]Read More


Prayut Opens Pattaya-Map Ta Phut Motorway Extension

CHON BURI, Aug 24 (TNA) – Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha opened the Pattaya-Map Ta Phut extension of inter-city Highway 7 and vowed to expand national transport networks to distribute opportunities. Opening the new section of the highway also known as Bangkok-Chon Buri motorway that shortens travel time to U-Tapao airport in Rayong province, Gen Prayut […]Read More


Bang Pa In-Nakhon Ratchasima motorway progressing ahead of schedule

AYUTHAYA, 23 March 2018 (NNT) – The Director-General of the Department of Highways has found progress on the construction of the Bang Pa In-Nakhon Ratchasima motorway has outpaced schedule, bolstering confidence it will be completed by mid-2020. Department of Highways Director-General Thanin Somboon reported after inspecting the No. 6 Bang Pa In-Nakhon Ratchasima motorway project […]Read More


Bangkok-Pattaya motorway toll to increase from 60 baht to 105

The cabinet yesterday (Jan 3) approved the increase of tolls on Highway 7 or known as Bangkok-Pattaya motorway from 60 baht to 105 for cars, effective from April 19. Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith said the approval came after the Special Highway Department has finished the construction of nine new toll booths on the Bangkok-Pattaya motorway […]Read More


New Chon Buri-Pattaya motorway open from Jan 5

A new motorway from Chon Buri to Pattaya will be opened for trial use next month before its official launch after the Songkran holidays, the Highways Department said. From Jan 5 motorists will be able to use the 42-kilometre section of the expressway connecting Chon Buri with the resort city for free. Full story: Bangkok […]Read More


EXAT speeds up construction of additional motorways to relieve traffic

BANGKOK, 27th November 2017 (NNT) – The Expressway Authority of Thailand (EXAT) is constructing more motorways to ease traffic congestion in Bangkok and major provinces across the country. The EXAT Committee Chairman, Gen. Wiwat Suchart, said his agency is the EXAT is currently constructing an expressway linking Rama III Road and Dao Khanong and the […]Read More


Toll exemption for Motorways Route 7, 9 and free transport

The Department of Highways yesterday announced exemption of toll free for commuters using its Motorway Route 9 (Bang Pa-in- Bang Phli) and Motorway Route 7 (Bangkok-Chonburi) during October 24-27 to facilitate people from the provinces to attend the Royal Cremation Ceremonies. Director-general of the department Mr Thanin Somboon said the four-day exemption of tolls on […]Read More