HIGHLY APPRECIATED:More than 100,000 motorists from Serdang and Puchong to benefit as travelling time to the city will be reduced by half
THE building of an interchange on Maju Expressway (MEX) will benefit more than 100,000 residents around here and in Puchong.
Serdang MCA chairman Datuk Liew Yuen Keong said the proposed interchange at Jalan Serdang Raya/Jalan Puchong was approved by the cabinet early this year.
"Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai and Works Minister Datuk Seri Shaziman Abu Mansor will visit the site next month.
"Details on the concessionaire, commencement and duration of the project will be revealed then," he said.
Liew added that the interchange would bypass Jalan Pudu and the Smart tunnel and exit at Jalan Tun Razak.
"Residents will able to save 20 minutes from the current 45-minute travel to Kuala Lumpur from here," he explained.
Also present at the press conference were Wanita MCA secretary-general senator Chew Lee Giok and other community leaders.
"We are looking forward to this interchange project to overcome traffic congestions in Jalan Besar Seri Kembangan.
"Currently, the road is the main access for residents to head for the city," she said.
MEX connects Kuala Lumpur to Cyberjaya, Putrajaya and Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).
At present, its interchanges are at Kampung Pandan, Salak South, Kuchai Lama, Bukit Jalil and Putrajaya Utama.