On March 24th, 2010, Wichai Praisa-ngob, Governor of Phuket, led government officers to destroy houses which were obstructing a new road to divert traffic near Surakul Stadium around Darasamutr School – Central Festival intersection area.
The houses were destroyed to continue building a street that could help divert cars passing that area. The house owners were given a new house in a new location on the same day.
Kreeta Saetan, Vichit Mayor, said that Vichit Municipality got 4,870,000 baht of budget to open up the area and construct the new street and covered drain along the street. He said that the traffic in the area could be lighter as soon as the street opened.