Plans for major highway projects are moving forward. The plans for the 196km M6 highway and the 96km M9 highway are being revealed.
The BGSR Consortium has a 30-year concession for the M6 highway, which is expected to cost US$2.3 billion as well as the M9 highway, with a cost estimated at $1.1 billion. The BGSR Consortium comprises Gulf Energy Development, BTS Group Holding, Ratch Group and Sino-Thai Engineering and Construction.
The M6 highway should be ready for traffic towards the end of 2022, while the M9 highway is expected to be ready to carry traffic towards the end of 2023.