The Dive Club
 
Crystal Dive Resort - Thailand Diving - Koh Tao   Find-A-Bed
Backpack Thailand - Nong Khai
Home / Where Stuff Is / North East Thailand / Nong Khai
 
Backpack Thailand - Nong Khai
.
The Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge

The Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge (Thai Saphan Mittaphap Thai-Lao) connects the provinces of Nong Khai in Thailand and Vientiane in Laos. Opened in April 1994, it is only the 2nd bridge ever built to cross the Mekong.

Primarily an Australian project, the total cost of construction was around $US 30m and opened up a large aid program for Laos, spearheaded by the Australian Government. The bridge's length is just over 1km.

The bridge can handle two lanes of cars, has two footpaths and also has in place space along the centre lane for a railway, which will eventually be the only operating railway in Laos.



 
.
Nong Khai Menu

.Nong Khai Home
.Where To Stay
.What To See & Do
 - Friendship Bridge
.After Sunset
.Travel Times
.Nong Khai Links

.ATTENTION ALL
.BUSINESS OWNERS...!
.click here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Directory Local Customs & Traditions Thai Food Thai Language Get Involved! Over 80 Destinations! General Information Backpack Thailand