Kokkine junction flyover opens

The Kokkine junction flyover, which was built simultaneously with the Tamwe and 8-Mile junction flyovers, opened to public on 31 January. The bridge, whose construction cost Ks 13.93 billion, was completed two months ahead of schedule. Capital Construction, the company that was awarded the rights to build the bridge through a tender process, reported that […]

Yangon Urban Transport Plan to cost US$24 billion

The Comprehensive Urban Transport Plan of Greater Yangon (YUTRA) will be implemented through a buy-operate-transfer agreement between the city government and private companies, as the government alone cannot afford the cost of the project, according to the Yangon City Development Committee. The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has conducted surveys to assist in creating Myanmar’s […]

Over One Third of Yangon Traffic Lights to be Upgraded

Tenders will be invited to upgrade Yangon’s old traffic lights as part of the process to solve the business capital’s worsening traffic congestion and to better enforce traffic rules, according to an official from the auto regulatory body Ma Hta Tha. Some traffic lights in use in Yangon operate on the urban electrical grid, and […]

Tenders for new flyover projects to open

The Yangon Region government announced that it will open clean and fair tenders for three new flyover construction projects in Yangon. The regional government has allocated Ks 54.35 billion to build flyovers at 8-mile junction, Tamwe junction and Kokkine junction in the 2015-16 fiscal year, of which Ks 22.5 billion will be used for Tamwe […]