Phuket underpass to close for repairs

PUBLISHED ON WED, MAY 17, 2017 2:14 AM

Phuket underpass to close for repairs

Tanyaluk Sakoot



The Darasamut Underpass, in front of Central Festival Phuket, will close at 11pm tonight (May 16) so workers can carry out repairs. Photo; Tanyaluk Sakoot


PHUKET:-- The Darasamut Underpass will close from 11pm tonight (May 16) until tomorrow morning while workers repair traffic signals, Phuket Highways Chief Papiwetwoottisak Sookkii has confirmed.


Both the northbound and southbound lanes through the underpass will be closed through the night while workers carry out repairs to the overhead electrical signs informing motorists which lanes are open to them.


“The underpass will be closed until the work has been completed,” Mr Papiwetwoottisak said.


“The work should be finished by about 7am. I apologise for any inconvenience during this time,” he added.


Mr Papiwetwoottisak also confirmed that the middle lane through the underpass will remain closed until further notice for safety reasons.


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