National Road 5 bridge threatened by flooding; Battambang

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National Road 5 bridge threatened by flooding; Battambang

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- Parts of National Road 5 in Battambang province’s Thmarkol district have been inundated by floods, with the district governor warning that a bridge is also under threat of serious damage.
Thmakol district governor Kong Ly said a bridge over one canal in O’Taki commune is under siege from the floods and constant use by heavy trucks.
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Mr Ly said he plans to ban trucks from using the bridge if he can gain permission to do so.
“We have to ask permission from the province first,” he said. “If the province says no, we cannot ban the trucks.”

Mr Ly said he had helped release water from the road to rice fields, but could not release it all because it could potentially ruin villagers’ crops...
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5080431/dis ... ge-bridge/
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Re: National Road 5 bridge threatened by flooding; Battambang

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Once the heavy truck goes down, and there is no bridge and the rice crops are damaged. Then action will be taken.
Always "hope" but never "expect".
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