Trespassing stalls on highways in Ayutthaya to be removed within 3 months


AYUTTHAYA, 13 May 2015 – The Ayutthaya Highway District has been appointed to clear up 300 stalls that trespass the highway area within three months, says deputy governor.

The Deputy Governor of Ayutthaya Rewat Prasong has revealed that the Subcommittee for the Management of Road Traffic in Ayutthaya has conducted a survey on the stalls trespassing highway areas, and has appointed the Ayutthaya Highway District to inform all stalls owners to remove their stalls within 3 months.

About 300 stalls, mainly selling foods, are now trespassing the area along the Highway No. 1 (Phahonyothin Road), the Highway No. 32 (Asia Road), and the Highway No. 347 (Pathum Thani-Bang Pahan).

Stalls owners will be informed by official letters, and are required to clear up all trespassing structure within 7 days after receiving the letter. The authority will then remove all trespassing structures if their owners have failed to remove them after 7 days.

The Ayutthaya Highway District has also been appointed to check whether stalls owners are Ayutthaya province residents, while the community development agencies have been contacted to help find the proper location for stalls owners living in Ayutthaya, and to relocate without trespassing the highway.

The Ayutthaya Deputy Governor has added that some of the stalls in front of the Ayutthaya Hospital, the old provincial hall, and the Historic Park, have already been relocated by the authorities to their new locations behind the old provincial hall.