PHUKET: Cabinet today approved 200 million baht to build an elevated road over a mangrove forest on the outskirts of Phuket Town.

The project, best known as the Klong Koh Pee project, has been on hold for 15 years.

The announcement, made by Deputy Government Spokesman Anusorn Iamsa-ard at about midday, followed a morning session of meetings at the Prince of Songkla University (PSU) Phuket Campus in Kathu.