KUDAT: The Works Ministry has allocated more than one billion ringgit to improve and upgrade three main roads covering 132.7km in Sabah.
Minister Datuk Seri Shaziman Abu Mansor said the projects, to be implemented at the end of the year, involved upgrading the Donggongon road to Papar Spur junction, which stretches 42km, at a cost of RM600 million.
Also in the plan is the upgrading of the 9.2km Kota Kinabalu-Sindumin road at a cost of RM2.18 million.
Lastly, the 81.5km Tawau-Semporna road will be upgraded from two to four lanes at a cost of RM430 million.
"Sabah deserves to get such allocation as it is the second biggest state in the country," he told reporters after opening the Umno Kudat delegates meeting at Dewan Tun Mustapha here yesterday. Bernama