Penang road collapse forces six-week closure and evacuation


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  • Friday, 14 Oct 2016

GEORGE TOWN: A part of the hill road linking Mount Erskine and Vale of Tempe Road in Tanjung Bungah has collapsed, forcing authorities to close a 3km stretch of the road for at least six weeks.

Recent heavy rainfall and the movement of the earth underneath the road could have led to the collapse of the 75m stretch. The problem could also have been compounded by heavy earth-carrying vehicles using the road.

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