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    เมืองเชียงราย Thai Dreamer ผู้เพ้อฝัน Rivo's Avatar
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    Highway 118 Closed CM-CR

    Ive been reading that the main highway from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai has been closed (Hwy 118) due to sections being washed out from heavy rains. I was on this highway only a few days ago on the bike, luckily no rain 555 The washed out section is closer to Chiang Mai and is where one of the new bridge detours is in place.................


    Main Chiang Rai-Chiang Mai highway cut by run-off





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    Massive run-off from the far north has flood Nan and many parts. The 118 is cut in 2 places, just north of Doi Saket, a few km's apart.

    This at roadworks for new bridge >



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    Quickest route around is through Phrao?
    God help us if all the trucks and Tour buses start using that road... far more windy and dangerous for heavy vehicles than the 118.
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    Opened again today, albeit with quick-fill repairs which may last until next heavy rain.

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    Had this happened in Cebu about 4 years ago, they did pritty much what KR just posted above and just left it for years and it was on the national highway heading south. When I was back about 6 months ago they were fixing it up.

    Hope the Thais dont take this long to fix the 118.

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    Hopefully the I-Thai mob don't want to put one of their whizz bang bridges over it
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