Mr.Aroon Saneh, Director of the Department of Highways Phuket, said the construction of Sarasin 2 Bridge, which will be used instead of Sarasin 1 Bridge, was 93% complete. The new bridge will be open on July 20th 2011. In addition, the old bridge will be renovated to be used as a view point.
Aroon added that the new bridge will make transportation between Phuket and Phang Nga much easier. It directly supports tourism in the two provinces.