Road Closure To Make Way For MRT Construction



KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 14 – There will be a continuation of a bound closure from Pizza Hut at Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI) to Indah Water Konsortium, here for two and a half months starting July 15 to Sept 30, to facilitate construction work for the TTDI MRT Station.

The closure will begin from 11pm to 6am and five lanes will be made available for motorists from KL to the SPRINT Highway, said MMC-Gamuda KVMRT (PDP) Sdn Bhd in a statement here today. During the closure, motorists from Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad can take the LDP (SS2-bound) while those from Jalan Leong Yew Koh should proceed to the TTDI Interchange Underpass towards SS2, to access to the SPRINT Highway at the Damansara Utama Interchange near the Police Station.

Motorists from Kepong heading to the SPRINT Highway (KL-bound) could proceed to the flyover and turn left at Damansara Utama Interchange to join the SPRINT highway, while motorist on the SPRINT Highway heading to TTDI will be diverted to the TTDI Interchange and make a U-turn before the traffic light and proceed to Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad.

“Motorist on the LDP Highway from SS2 heading to Jalan Damansara (KL/SPRINT highway-bound) will be directed to Bandar Utama Interchange to make a U-turn. Motorist are required to take the flyover at the TTDI Interchange towards SS2 to connect to the SPRINT Highway at the Damansara Utama Interchange,” the statement said.

During the same period, a contra-flow would also be implemented from Pizza Hut to Entrance B of the TTDI MRT Station. Motorists from LDP/TTDI heading towards KL/SPRINT Highway will be diverted to the opposite lane and one traffic lane would be made available for each direction while the junction of Jalan Wan Kadir and Jalan Wan Kadir 3 with Jalan Damansara will be temporarily closed or inaccessible during the contra-flow period.

There would also be a continuation of the long-term night Traffic Management Plan (TMP) implemented in the vicinity of the TTDI Interchange from this Friday to Sept 30 to facilitate painting, cable installation and related construction work for the special span TTDI MRT Station.

The closure involves the full slip road from Jalan Leong Yew Koh leading to Jalan Damansara (KL/SPRINT Highway-bound) and to the underpass at the TTDI Interchange as well as the existing Jalan Leong Yew Koh to LDP Highway. The traffic management plan will also involve the closure of the U-turn to TTDI as well as the closure of the access road to Jalan Damansara from SS2.

The statement said during this closure one lane will be made available to motorist from Kajang heading towards the East-West Link Expressway. A road closure at Jalan Cheras near Taman Midah will be implemented from this Friday to Aug 15 between 11pm to 5am, to facilitate launching of Jack roof and related works for the Taman Midah MRT Station.

During the closure traffic from Kuala Lumpur heading towards Kajang will be diverted to the internal road at the Petronas Station near the Cheras Christian Cemetery and exit to Jalan Cheras via the egress of McDonald’s, while motorists from Kajang will be directed to the lane underneath the future Taman Midah MRT Station.

The company said there would be two-night closure at Jalan Cheras near the Cheras Sentral on July 16 and 17, starting 12am to 5am, involving a closure of the right-most lane at the stretch of Jalan Cheras (Kajang-bound) opposite Cheras Sentral Mall for a stretch of 800m. — Bernama

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