SEREMBAN, 9 Feb 2017:
The government has shortlisted three companies for a feasibility study on the Kuala Pilah-East Coast Highway, said Negeri Sembilan Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan.
He said the tolled highway would provide and alternative route from the state to the east coast states in the peninsula.
“The federal government has in principle given its nod for the consruction of this highway which will be included in the 12th Malaysia Plan.”
The highway will bypass the town of Kuala Pilah and ease congestion on Jalan Seremban-Kuala Pilah once completed.
Meanwhile, there will be a temporary road closure along the Ampang-Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway (AKLEH) in stages from now until 8am on Sunday to make way for road pavement rehabilitation works.
Highway concessionaire Projek Lintasan Kota Holdings Sdn Bhd said in a statement the closure would affect several exits and entrances to the highway.
It said the affected areas include the exit to Jalan Tun Razak Utara (JTR3) and entrance into Jalan Tun Razak Utara (JTR1) till 5pm today.
Also affected are the exit to Jalan Lingkaran Tengah 1 (JUK1) and entrance to Jalan Lingkaran 2 (JUK2) (from 10pm on Friday to 8am on Saturday); and exit to Jalan Kerja Air Lama (JKAL1) (from 10am on Saturday to 8pm on Sunday).
Road users are advised to use alternative roads that can be found via twitter@AKLEHtrafik or website www.prolintas.my. Alternatively, the public can contact Akleh toll-free number at 1-300-88-1012.
Meanwhile, there would be lane closure along Jalan Kuala Selangor (Sungai Buloh bound) for two months beginning Friday to April 10 to facilitate survey; mapping and piloting; and utilities relocation work.
MMC-Gamuda Sdn Bhd in a statement today said the closure at KM52 and 52.5 of the road, would start from 10pm to 6am.