On Monday April 6th 2015, the Japanese funded 2,220-meter long and two-lanes Tsubasa Bridge spanning across the mighty Mekong River at Neak Loeung, has been inaugurated and will be opened to the public use for the coming Khmer New Year, becoming the longest bridge in Cambodia. A forecast inauguration crowd of 10,000 will soon be dwarfed by the masses of people expected to cross the bridge annually, traveling on National Road 1 between Phnom Penh and Vietnam.
The first test comes on April 13th, with the start of Khmer New Year, the nation’s busiest travel season. By eliminating ferry waits from this vital East-West artery, the new bridge will cut travel times by 2 to 10 hours.
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All Dreams Cambodia team