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Friday, March 14, 2014

New highway to be built

For details, visit the KIDEX exhibition at Tropicana City Mall or log on to
WHEN the Kinrara-Damansara Expressway (Kidex) is ready, it will reduce travelling time between Damansara and Kinrara by about 25%.
The traffic volume will also be reduced by 50% in both directions from Puchong to Petaling Jaya.
It is estimated that traffic volume will reduce by about 30% from Taman Tun Dr Ismail, the New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE) and Bandar Utama to Petaling Jaya.
The highway is estimated to cost RM2.42bil and it will be a 90% elevated highway. Read more


PJ residents should beware Kidex highway

written by Mak Khuin Weng (ex SS20 councillor)
Even if the Kidex highway resolves the traffic problem at the expense of a few thousand properties, it does not mean that traffic problems will not recur. MBPJ has approved numerous projects that are underway and the effects of those developments will mean more traffic for PJ, which would only incentivise a new highway as a solution to the traffic problem again.
A proposal for another elevated highway for Petaling Jaya is already there in the form of the Damansara-Shah Alam Elevated Expressway (Dash), and such highways simply mean that your property may be next on the state government’s acquisition list.  Read more

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