RESIDENTS of Taman Tenaga in Puchong Jaya are happy now that a new link is being built to connect their housing area to Jalan Puchong.
With new housing areas being developed in Puchong, Taman Tenaga is slowly losing its identity as one of the prime residential areas.
Roads leading to Taman Tenaga were taken over by new developments and the residents were left with narrow and dangerous links to their housing area.
They claimed that the only links to Jalan Puchong were either through a steep and narrow road that is often flooded after a downpour, through a private land belonging to IOI or by taking a longer route through another housing area.
Sometimes we are left with only the first option as the private land is sometimes barricaded or we face opposition from the Taman Bangau residents, Taman Tenaga head Datuk Hasnan Ab. Wahid said.
Hasnan, who is also MPSJ councillor, said residents of Taman Tenaga has seen developments taking place in Puchong but nothing much was done to improve their housing area although theirs was one of the oldest.
However, we are glad that finally there will be a proper link from Taman Tenaga to Jalan Puchong, he added.
Kinrara assemblyman Dr Kow Cheong Wei said MPSJ has approved a RM700,000 allocation.
The road along Jalan Puchong opposite the Taman Puchong Jaya TNB station would be widened to build a proper access to Taman Tenaga at a cost of RM500,000 while the balance of RM200,000 would be used to upgrade the existing roads, he said.
Kow added that works on the new access road started at the last week of April and is expected to complete by mid-July.