Vang Vieng, Lao PDR

Bokeo-Boten Expressway Project To Link China and Thailand Through Laos

The existing Road R3A from Bokeo to Luang Namtha.
Photo: The Laotian Times

The Lao government has approved the construction of a new expressway that will link Bokeo with Boten.

According to a report by Bokeo Newspaper, the Bokeo-Boten Expressway Project is currently undergoing a site study to generate a mock-up design before construction begins.

Head of the Design Survey for the Bokeo-Boten Expressway, Mr. Liu Jingwei, reported to the Bokeo Provincial Governor, Mr. Bouakhong Nammavong, that the project began with a survey in Bokeo to assess the impact of the construction project.

The Bokeo-Boten Expressway is expected to link the Houay Xai International border of Bokeo Province with the Boten International border of Luang Namtha Province, effectively linking China with Thailand through Laos.

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