Water drainage system construction in Jomtien finished on schedule say Pattaya city officials

Jomtien –

Months of water drainage system construction on Jomtien Second Road and the nearby area is completed on schedule said Pattaya City officials yesterday afternoon.

The project stretches from the Rompho Market to the Dongtan curve on Jomtien Beach which is aimed to solve flooding problems in the area. The area, in general, is lower than surrounding roads which is easily flooded after heavy rain.

Read more about our previous story in the link below.

Water drainage system and road work in Jomtien near Dongtan Beach to be completed on schedule by end of April

The project is one of ten total projects to solve flood problems in the Pattaya area which cost a total of 280 million baht and took roughly 180 days of construction started from November 16th of last year until April 4th this year.

Yesterday, (April 1st), the construction was declared by Pattaya City officials as officially completed. The road surface will be painted for traffic lanes in the very near future, officials familiar with the project stated.

The Pattaya News notes that the construction drew significant criticism from residents and business owners but should cause long-term improvement in regards to lack of flooding.

Additionally, concerns of immediately starting more projects in the area to set underground cables and resume more construction are unfounded stated Pattaya City officials, although will take place at a later point, likely in 2022.

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Goong 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 closing in on two years. Specializes primarily in local news for Pattaya and Phuket, 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 except when commuting between the two.