9 November 2009 – Phuket Governor Vichai Praisa-ngob chaired the meeting of the Chalong-Patong Road construction project in which Director of Office of Phuket Provincial Rural Roads Mr. Teeraphon Jirametakorn, Director of District of Rural Roads 18 Krabi Mr. Choke Nuandaisri and concerning officials took part.
Chalong-Patong (Nanai) Road construction project is planned for construction in the fiscal year 2010 by Office of Phuket Provincial Rural Roads. This road would be 2.518 km long with 1.50 m wide asphalt concrete connecting between Chalong of Muang District and Patong of Kathu District.
The project stills cannot start the construction now since parts of the road has to cut pass Sor Por Kor land plots or the Nakkerd National Forest that needs the official approval to continue.
The project was funded by Department of the Rural Roads 26 million baht and by Phuket Province 14 million baht.