Progress picks up on highway to connect China-North Korea “bridge to nowhere”
Land clearing near foot of New Yalu River Bridge in March satellite imagery may be for new customs facilities
After rapid initial work last fall but slow progress in recent months on a highway connecting the New Yalu River Bridge from China to North Korean roads, recent satellite imagery reveals new developments are underway on the project.
A large area of land near the paved end of the bridge began to be cleared in late February and has taken shape in recent weeks as a likely candidate location for North Korea’s customs facilities, the imagery suggests.
A small road was also built from the highway towards a complex of structures under the bridge
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