Koh Samui Special Connection Highway Project: An Overview

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The ambitious Koh Samui Special Connection Highway Project aims to improve the infrastructure and connectivity of the island, in collaboration with the Expressway Authority of Thailand, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, and Surat Thani Province.

A Public-Private Partnership

This mega-project is a joint effort between government agencies and local stakeholders, ensuring that the interests of the island’s residents, businesses, and visitors are taken into consideration throughout the planning and implementation process.

Engaging the Community

As an important step towards a transparent decision-making process, the authorities have scheduled a public hearing (Project Orientation) to share vital information about the project, preliminary concepts, route options, and work plans with the local community. This initiative provides an opportunity for various stakeholders to contribute their opinions and suggestions, fostering a collaborative environment and more informed decisions.

Public Hearing Details

The public hearing is scheduled for:

  • Date: Thursday, August 10, 2017
  • Time: 08:30 to 12:30 hrs.
  • Venue: Petch Samui Meeting Room, Koh Samui City Municipality

Staying Updated: Various Channels for Information

To ensure that everyone remains informed and involved, there are multiple platforms available for updates and engagement regarding the Koh Samui Special Connection Highway Project. These channels include:

  1. Official Website: Visit www.samuibridge.com for the latest updates, announcements, and detailed information about the project.

  2. Facebook: Follow the project’s official Facebook page, “Koh Samui Special Connection Highway Project,” to stay updated on news, events, and developments.

  3. LINE Group: Join the “Samui bridge” LINE group to inquire about additional information and engage with others interested in the project.

  4. Meeting Registration: To attend the public hearing, register at the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeihOrVZ26RMkyeaqZmgFaqWJfckLEYZOf9hYQoJoNHPmpM1A/viewform

  5. Telephone: For inquiries, call 081-907-9678.

Benefits of the Project

The Koh Samui Special Connection Highway Project has the potential to positively impact the island’s development, by:

  • Enhancing connectivity and transportation options for residents, businesses, and tourists.
  • Encouraging economic growth and development in the region.
  • Reducing traffic congestion and improving road safety.
  • Providing additional evacuation routes during emergencies and natural disasters.

By actively engaging stakeholders and prioritizing transparency, the Koh Samui Special Connection Highway Project is paving the way for sustainable development and a brighter future for the island and its inhabitants.