The concrete bridge, which will be 922m long and 20.5m wide, will cross the Tonle Sap River to link the Chroy Changvar development area to National Road No 5 in Khan Russey Keo Khan. It will be built by Overseas Cambodia Investment Corporation (OCIC) over the next 28 months and has an estimated cost of some US$35 million.

Phnom Pen bridge

The country’s prime minister presided over the groundbreaking ceremony and expressed the government’s ambition to build a bridge every 3km along rivers across the country.