Minister of Public Works and Transport HE Sun Chanthol confirmed that the construction of National Road 55 at 182.16km will cost $ 132.80 million, while the National Road 10 project is 198.71 km. Plan to spend $ 188.38 million.

At the inauguration of National Road 55 and the construction of National Road 10 on March 9, 2020, Sun Chanthol said that the project to build National Road 55 is 182.16 km from Pursat – The field of stone to the rock (Cambodia-Thailand border) was constructed in accordance with the Chinese Level 3 technical standard with a width of 9 meters and two layers (DBST) width 8 meters, as well as a traffic signal, a kilometer and a safety pole.

“The project will cost a total of US $ 132.80 million, which is financed by the Government of the People's Republic of China, together with the Royal Government of Cambodia 's funding for tackling the impact of UXO clearance and construction by the company. China Bridge Corporation (CRBC) oversees construction techniques by a technical consulting firm Guangzhou Wan-read and used construction period of 38 months from March 2015 to May 2018.

He said that the National Highway 10 construction project of 1988.71 km linking Samlaut-Veal Veng-Orom to Koh Kong would be constructed in accordance with China's Level 3 technical standard of 9 m wide width as a concrete concrete road. (AC) and equipped with traffic signs, traffic markers, kilometer markers and safety poles.

"The National Road No. 10 project is expected to cost a total of US $ 188.38 million, financed by the Government of the People's Republic of China, along with the Royal Government of Cambodia 's Comprehensive Plan for Eradication of UXO. Built by China Bridge Corporation, overseen by construction consulting company The Guangzhou Wanan Technique and the 48-month construction project from December 2019 to December 2023, ”he said.

It should be reminded that National Road 55 and National Road 10 are the main economic corridors that can facilitate the linkages between Pursat, Battambang and Koh Kong, as well as integrate domestic and regional connectivity. Promote the efficiency of trade, investment, crop, agro-industry, agriculture and tourism more quickly Donate, especially with neighbors, via the Cambodia-Thailand International Border Gate at Thmor, Pursat, the Cham Yeam in Koh Kong, and the deep-sea ports in Sihanoukville and Koh Kong.

By: Eng Boucheng