Bee Makara, a 21-year-old construction worker from Svay Rieng province, walks over the top of cement slabs yesterday. The slabs will be used in the construction of Phnom Penh’s second flyover. He has been working on the project for the past three months. A groundbreaking ceremony was held in December for the project, which will connect Tuol Kork and Sen Sok districts and aims to ease traffic congestion in the capital, particularly at the intersection of Russian Federation and Kampuchea Krom boulevards.
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