Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge #6 Scheduled to Begin Construction in Ubon

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Friendship Bridge #6 spanning the Mekong is scheduled to start construction this year in Ubon. It will cross the Mekong SE of Khemmarat in Amphoe Natan (นาตาล), Tambon Phalan (พะลาน). It should be somewhere around here. This is a project that was officially approved 2 years ago and construction should begin this year. If you look at a map of the region, you can see that this will significantly reduce the distance between Ubon and Danang, Vietnam which is the main reason for building the bridge according to news reports. It’s one of many ASEAN development projects to increase trade, etc, etc, etc… You can read more about it here and here.

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