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KKR plans to upgrade the Johor NSE – Yong Peng Utara to Senai Utara section to widen it to six lanes

The Ministry of Works is planning to upgrade the North-South Expressway in Johor from Yong Peng Utara to Senai Utara from the current four lanes to six lanes, this plan will be implemented in phases, Bernama reported.

Works Minister Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi said the project was necessary to reduce congestion along this stretch of highway, especially on weekends and during the festive season. According to the report, this proposed project is estimated at RM525 million and has been included in the Third Implementation Plan of the 12th Malaysia Plan.

However, its implementation depends on the allocation according to Revised Budget 2023that’s because on the table tomorrow, February 24, 2023 via Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.

“If the project is implemented with government funding, there will be no increase to tolls for highway users,” Nanta replied to a question from member of parliament BN-Ayer Hitam Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong, who was previously transport minister from March 2020 to August 2021 and then from August 2021 to November 2022.

Meanwhile, the works minister said the project to widen the 195km highway from Ayer Keroh, Melaka to Johor Bahru, Johor is estimated at RM7.5 billion.

In response to another question, Nanta said the public works department always ensures that pothole repairs are carried out in a prescribed and non-discriminatory method when approving allocations for any state. for that purpose.

In response to a question from Datuk Iskandar, he said federal road maintenance allocations for each state are made annually, based on a list of damaged roads prepared by the public works ministry and must be approved by the Ministry of Finance. Dzulkarnain Abdul Khalid, member of parliament PN-Kuala Kangsar.


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