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IN PROGRESS: Project expected to be ready in six months and benefit 10,000 local residents
JOHOR BARU: THE federal government has allocated RM2.1 million to build two U-turns under the second Permas Jaya bridge. Work has commenced and is expected to completed next year.
Johor Baru district officer Amran A. Rahman said the allocation also included expenditure for the construction of two pedestrian bridges and four bus stops and work is to be carried out by Turus Bina Sdn Bhd.
"The U-turns will be built under the bridge near the Sungai Tebrau," said Amran. "About five per cent has completed and the U-turns are expected to be ready in six months."
At a Press conference recently, Amran said the U-turns would benefit more than 10,000 residents living who used the stretch daily.
Also present was Pasir Gudang MP representative Radzi Wahab, Stulang state assemblyman Mok Chek Hou and Permas state assemblyman Datuk M. Munusamy.