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a road or route that is used when the usual one is closed เส้นทางอ้อม
The Transport Ministry is insisting on pressing ahead with reopening the flood-hit Highway 340 to provide a detour to the South though many say it should focus on saving Rama II Road.
Strong currents tore down Chiang Rak Bridge which is part of In Buri-Tak Fa Road in In Buri district and motorists must now take a detour that is nearly 100km long via Takhli district of Nakhon Sawan.
Now the shipments of elephant tusks make a detour through the Middle East in the hope that the roundabout route will fool authorities.