Union Minister U Shwe Lay inspects road, bridge development works in Shan State (East)

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The MoC Union Minister and party are inspecting the road and bridge development works in Kengtung on 23 April.

Union Minister for Construction U Shwe Lay, accompanied by Brig-Gen Myo Min Tun, Commander of the Triangle Regional Military Command, inspected the concrete paving work of the Naungin-Wan Sai (Lwe) Road implemented by the Kengtung District’s Rural Development as a strategic project on 23 April.
Naungin-Wan Sai (Lwe) Concrete Road is classified as Class A and consists of 4 miles of concrete road and 3 miles 6 furlongs of murram road. Implementing this road will benefit 17 villages, 927 households, and more than 5,000 people. It will be a lucrative route for domestic and foreign tourists.
Afterwards, the Union Minister and party arrived at the construction site of Kengtung bypass (10 km long and 7-metre-wide) on the Meiktila-Taunggyi- Kengtung- Tachilek route.
The Union Minister and the Commander said the construction of the bypass road would help alleviate traffic congestion in the city and traffic safety and the development of the surrounding villages and areas, adding that it is necessary to meet the set standards in line with the road features.
They instructed to include the road signs and drainage works systematically and inspected the construction work.
The official from the Bridge Department presented the status of the construction of the bridges on the Kengtung bypass and further work plans. The Union Minister instructed to systematically calculate and check the waterway situation and pay special attention to the quality of the bridges due to the new road construction.
The Union Minister and the Commander inspected the mechanical widening, adjusting the slope of the road for the ups and downs of the mountain, the current condition of the road and planned a new lane and instructed the officials on the work requirements.— MNA

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