The construction of Phnom Penh’s third ring road has been completed nearly 40 percent, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT).

The third ring road stretches from National Road 4 in Chumpu Voan village, Chaom Chau district, crossing National Road 3 and 2 to National Road 1, connecting to Phnom Penh port’s new terminal with a total distance of 52.98km and a width of 22m.

Lim Sydenin, MPWT’s secretary of state said that the road is built to facilitate goods transportation to Phnom Penh and reduce traffic congestions. He said the construction is scheduled to be complete by 2021.

According to Sydenin, the government is conducting feasibility study on the fourth ring road project, connecting to road 51 and 41 to ease the increasing goods transportation in the future.