Parts of 2nd Roadway once again will permit two-way traffic, however just throughout the upcoming Pattaya Music Celebration weekends.
Pattaya traffic authorities inspector Pol. Lt. Col. Aruth Sapanon and local authorities chief Pol. Maj. Jeerawat Sukontasub observed Feb. 17 as a test of two-way traffic on 2nd Roadway from Central Roadway to the Dolphin Roundabout was carried out.
All was stated to work out and the two-way strategy will be utilized on weekends in March when music celebration beachside phases at Soi 4 and Central roadways will require the closure of Beach Roadway.
2nd Roadway was completely near two-way traffic in 2002 when the Central-North roadways area was turned one-way. Ever since, two-way traffic on 2nd Roadway has actually been utilized just in amazing situations. Previously, the music celebration hardly ever has actually ranked as “amazing”.
In 2011, two-way 2nd Roadway traffic was enabled the Pattaya International Music Celebration, the much-larger predecessor of the present performance series.
In 2016, military-appointed city leaders thought about– and after that shelved– a strategy to go back all of 2nd Roadway to two-way.
However duplicated weekends of city gridlock throughout previous music celebrations lastly convinced city authorities that closing Pattaya’s primary north-south artery without an appropriate detour wasn’t a fantastic concept.