Simpang Pulai-Cameron Highlands road closed due to landslide


IPOH (Bernama): A stretch of road along Federal Route 185 involving Jalan Simpang Pulai-Blue Valley heading towards Cameron Highlands is closed to all vehicles following a landslide on Saturday (Sept 18).

The Kinta District Public Works Department (PWD) said the road closure will take effect from 9pm on Saturday to a date to be announced later.

"Motorists can use the Federal Route 59 Jalan Tapah-Cameron Highlands as an alternative route. Any inconvenience caused is much regretted,” the Department said in a statement.

According to the PWD, the landslide involving a 30-metre road stretch with a depth of 4.57 metres was detected at 5.45 pm and was likely due to continuous rain which caused the soil structure to become weak and unstable.

"Monitoring by the district PWD and Federal Road concessionaire will be done from time to time,” the statement read.- Bernama

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 46
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights

Landslide , Simpang Pulai , Blue Valley , PWD , Kinta

   

Next In Nation

LHDN appoints Mohd Nizom as new CEO
Melaka polls: Umno to discuss candidates with Zahid after launch of BN machinery, says Ab Rauf
Prophet Muhammad teaches people to remain united regardless of their backgrounds, says Ismail Sabri
Sultan Nazrin calls on scholars, leaders to work together to fight corruption
Covid-19: 2.8% from 5,434 new cases in Categories 3, 4 and 5, says Health DG
Orang Asli settlement in Lipis under EMCO from Oct 20 to Nov 2
Let's work towards improving all aspects of our daily lives, says Dr Wee in conjunction with Maulidur Rasul
Second water treatment plant expected to solve water supply issue in Pitas, says Mahdzir
Malaysia to work with Indonesia on mutual recognition of vaccine certificates, says Saifuddin
Woman's dream of extra income dashed as scammer fleeces her of RM41,000

Others Also Read


Vouchers