Phnom Penh (FN), September 8 - The Overseas Cambodia Investment Corporation (OCIC) planned to invest $35 million for the construction of the concrete bridge across Tonle Sap from Russie Keo's Sokimex Station on National Road 5 toward regional development Chroy Changva satellite city.

The groundbreaking of the concrete bridge will take place on the same day as the groundbreaking of the Balea bridge, which OCIC is also responsible for the cost of more than $9 million.

The bridges will allow people to cross the while the old Chroy Changva Bridge will be closed for renovation after Pchum Ben,” said Touch Samnang, Deputy General Director of OCIC.    

The concrete bridge is about 20.5 meters wide and 500 meters long that will take about 28 months to construct.      

Khlang Hout, Chroy Changvar governor, welcomed and congratulated the presence of a concrete bridges that help reduce traffic issues.