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Road maintenance workers carry out repairs on National Road 4 in Preah Sihanouk province’s Kampong Seila district in October 2016, in this photo posted to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport’s Facebook page.

Widening of National Road 4 to Preah Sihanouk Set to Start Next Year

One of the country’s key trucking routes linking the capital to Sihanoukville’s coastal port is set for widening in a $100-million, World Bank-financed project starting next year, as a parallel expressway under construction is also now about 50 percent complete, the Transport Ministry said.

People visit Angkor Wat in Siem Reap province. (VOD)

Siem Reap Road Expansions Slice Up Businesses, Homes, Livelihoods

Hundreds of people are dismantling terraces, awnings and other structures in downtown Siem Reap to make way for road expansions — which for some will mean tearing down large chunks of their homes and businesses they say they have rights and titles to and on which they depend.