Local residents concerned with cabling work on pedestrian bridge in Banglamung – VIDEO


Local residents approached The Pattaya News and other local Pattaya media regarding the potential danger of cabling work on a pedestrian bridge in Banglamung.

Photos of the cabling work on the ‘Rong Poe’ pedestrian bridge in Banglamung have gone viral on social media with many concerned of possible danger.


Cable and electric wires have been rolled along the stainless hand rail on the bridge, according to photos and videos obtained and verified by The Pattaya News.

Some plugs were found with incomplete installation and no water protection.

Many local pedestrians are concerned over the dangers when using the bridge which might cause electric leaks or an electric shortage as sometime water was found on the bridge after heavy rain.

Locals have urged relevant agencies to fix these wires properly.



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Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.