Home > News > Nation
Saturday February 15, 2014 MYT 3:35:00 PM
Saturday February 15, 2014 MYT 4:55:09 PM
by nicholas cheng
PETALING JAYA: A burst 900mm water pipe in Persiaran Suria, Mutiara Damansara wreaked traffic havoc around The Curve, Ikano and Ikea shopping centres on Saturday afternoon, but flooding has now receded and traffic is returning to normal.
An MRT Corp spokesman said the 10.15am incident caused water to gush out onto the intersection of Persiaran Surian and Jalan PJU 7/8, and even into the basement carpark of the Ikano Power Centre, reaching around 10 carpark lots in Basement P2.
"As at 3pm today, flooding on the road had receded and traffic flow is back to normal at the intersection.
"Syabas was immediately notifed of the incident and they have managed to close the valve for the water pipe. Water has now stopped flowing from the damaged pipe.
"The MRT Project Works Package Contractor for this area is Mudajaya Corporation Bhd immediately deployed its Emergency Response Team to help manage traffic in the area," said the spokesman.
Tags / Keywords:
accident, water pipe, flooding, traffic, Curve, Bandar Utama
Water cuts in parts of PJ after pipe bursts near The Curve
Water pipe burst brings traffic to a crawl
Burst pipe leaves Pulau Ketam without water
Water disruption caused by burst pipe to end Monday morning
Syabas: Water rationing schedule disrupted by burst pipes
‘High time for NEP review’
Hishammuddin: No restriction on delegates to speak their mind
Tile firm wins big at The Star awards
Mine blast victim succumbs to brain injury
Loga Bala: Renaming of roads at request of Conference of Rulers
Dental work nothing to smile about Implant leaves man with ‘teething problems’
Argentina president, back after sick leave, vows to fight hedge funds
Sony to cut TV, smartphone line-up; sees growth in PlayStation
Malaysian architecture celebrates local ingenuity
Copyright © 1995-2014 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)