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Tuesday March 4, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Tuesday March 4, 2014 MYT 10:47:07 AM
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Work in progress: The pillars that will be supporting the 100m special span across the Cheras-Kajang Highway.
MOTORISTS can expect lane closures between KM17 and KM17.7 across the Cheras-Kajang Highway, also known as Grand Saga.
The closure, from March 6 for the next six months, is to facilitate the construction of a special 100m MRT span.
Package V7 contractor MTD Construction Sdn Bhd project director Ahmad Tarmizi Ismail said a comprehensive traffic plan had been planned for this period.
“Throughout the four stages of construction, a minimum of two lanes will be open to motorists heading in either direction, with the other two lanes on each side closed in stages,” he said.
Ahmad Tarmizi said advance public notification, sufficient traffic signages and proper lane tapering would be done to minimise the impact of the construction on traffic flow.
Project delivery partner MMC-Gamuda KVMRT deputy construction director Adil Putra Ahmad said the original plans featured a pillar in the centre of the highway.
“This was deemed disruptive to traffic flow so we decided to construct the special span,” he said.
MRT Corp strategic communications and public relations director Amir Mahmood Razak said there were a total of 21 special spans along the MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang Line (SBK Line), with one already completed across Jalan Sungai Buloh-Subang in November last year.
“The longest will be the one across the Damansara-Puchong Highway (LDP) between Taman Tun Dr Ismail and Bandar Utama which is 180m long,” he said.
He also said the SBK Line was 37% complete and on schedule.
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