Lebuh AMJ

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Federal Route 19 and 5
Lebuh AMJ
(Alor Gajah-Central Malacca-Jasin Highway)
Route information
Existed: 2001 – present
History: Completed in 2007[1]
Major junctions
Northwest end: Bulatan Taboh Naning, Melaka
  E2 AH2 North-South Expressway Southern Route
61 Federal Route 61
139 Federal Route 139
19 Jalan Taboh Naning
142 Federal Route 142
140 Federal Route 140
33 Lebuh SPA
144 Federal Route 144
5 Federal Route 5
23 Federal Route 23
224 Muar Bypass
Southeast end: Parit Bunga, Muar, Johor
Location
Primary
destinations:
Simpang Ampat
Tampin
Alor Gajah
Batu Berendam
Malacca Town
Umbai
Merlimau
Highway system

Lebuhraya Alor Gajah-Melaka Tengah-Jasin (Alor Gajah-Central Malacca-Jasin Highway),[1]or popularly known as Lebuh AMJ (Alor Gajah - Central Malacca (Malacca) - Jasin), Federal Routes 19 (Malaccan side) and 5 (Johorean side) is a divided highway across Malacca state, Malaysia.

Route background[edit]

Generally, the Lebuh AMJ runs north-south from Simpang Ampat to Malacca City before running from west-east from Malacca City to Muar. The entire Malaccan section of the Lebuh AMJ is signed as Federal Route 19, while the Johorean section of the highway is signed as Federal Route 5. Both route numbers overlap along the section between Sungai Duyong Intersection to Semabok Interchange. Meanwhile, the section between Malim and Semabok was formerly signed as Federal Route 191 but was later decommissioned in 2012 when the entire Lebuh AMJ was gazetted as FT19.

Historically, the Kilometre Zero of the Federal Route 19 was formerly located at Jalan Hang Tuah-Jalan Kubu intersection in Malacca City. After the Lebuh AMJ was gazetted as the Federal Route 19 in 2012, the Kilometre Zero of the Federal Route 19 was moved to Jalan Lama Kesang Intersection at Kesang, Johor.[2]

History[edit]

Lebuh AMJ was constructed due to the traffic congestion along the former Federal Routes 19 (Melaka-Simpang Ampat) and 5 (Melaka-Muar). The Simpang Ampat-Malim section of the highway was constructed as an upgrade of the existing Federal Route 19 route, while the Sungai Duyong-Kesang section of the highway was built as an entirely new route.[2] The project was started from 2001 and was completed in 2007 with the total cost of RM505 million. Three interchanges were built along the highway, namely Semabok Interchange, Al Azim Interchange and Malim Jaya Interchange. The entire Lebuh AMJ was opened to traffic on 29 June 2007.[1]

The Lebuh AMJ is notorious for having many unattended cows being left roaming along the Sungai Duyong-Kesang section, posing risks of accidents to motorists.[3] To reduce accidents caused by the unattended cows, the state government of Melaka proposed safety measures such as street lights, high-mast lighting and fences to be installed along the section, which would cost RM5 million.[4]

Features[edit]

  • There are five Rest and Service Area (RSA) along Lebuh AMJ: two at Sungai Rambai, one at Paya Rumput, one at Rembia and one at Melekek.[2]

Notable features[edit]

At most sections, the Lebuh AMJ was built under the JKR R5 road standard as a dual-carriageway highway with partial access control, allowing maximum speed limit of up to 90 km/h. This highway also features fast lane-to-slow lane U-turns.[2]

Overlaps[edit]

  • Semabok - Duyong, Kesang - Muar (overlaps with route 5)[2]

Alternate routes[edit]

None

Sections with motorcycle lanes[edit]

None


List of interchanges and intersections[edit]

Legend:


State District km Exit Name[2] Destinations Notes
Through to 224 Muar Bypass
Johor Ledang 39 Parit Bunga I/C 5 Jalan Kesang – Tanjung Agas, Bandar Maharani (Muar) town centre
23 Jalan Segamat-Muar – Segamat, Jementah, Tangkak, Gunung Ledang, Bukit Gambir
Southern terminus as 5
Parit Ismail
BR Parit Ismail bridge
Parit Ismail elevated U-turn U-turn – Tanjung Agas, Bandar Maharani (Muar) town centre
BR Parit Karang bridge
Parit Karang
JPJ Enforcement Station Muar bound
BR Parit Kemang bridge
38 Kesang Laut I/S J134Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Kesang Laut – Kesang Laut Melaka bound
U-turn Southbound
37 Kesang I/S 5 Jalan Melaka-Muar – Sungai Rambai, Merlimau, Sebatu Northern terminus as 5
Southern terminus as 19
BR Sungai Kesang bridge
Melaka Jasin RSA Sungai Rambai recreational area R&R Sungai Rambai recreational area - Parking (malaysia).jpg Food court (malaysia).jpg Toilet (malaysia).jpg Surau (malaysia).jpg Wakaf.jpg Telephone (malaysia).jpg Westbound
36 Sungai Rambai I/S Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Merlimau Darat – Parit Perawas, Sungai Mati, Sungai Rambai Westbound
RSA Sungai Rambai RSA R&R Sungai Rambai RSA - Parking (malaysia).jpg Food court (malaysia).jpg Toilet (malaysia).jpg Surau (malaysia).jpg Wakaf.jpg Telephone (malaysia).jpg Eastbound
RSA Sungai Rambai RSA R&R Sungai Rambai RSA - Parking (malaysia).jpg Food court (malaysia).jpg Toilet (malaysia).jpg Surau (malaysia).jpg Wakaf.jpg Telephone (malaysia).jpg Melaka bound
35 Parit Putat I/S Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Parit Putat – Kampung Gadong, Sungai Rambai
BR Parit Putat bridge
U-turn Both bounds
BR Parit Sebatu bridge
34A
34B
Sebatu I/S Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Permatang Tulang – Kampung Gadong, Sebatu, Permatang Tulang
U-turn Both bounds
33 Batu Gajah I/S Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Merlimau Darat – Batu Gajah, Merlimau Pasir
32 Merlimau (North) I/S Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Merlimau-Jasin – Jasin, Merlimau
U-turn Both bounds
31 Tiang Dua I/S Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Tiang Dua – Buloh Lang, Batu Akar, Tiang Dua, Bemban, Jasin, Serkam
U-turn Both bounds
Central Malacca 30 Umbai (North) I/S Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Paya Dalam – Paya Dalam, Tiang Dua, Umbai
BR Sungai Umbai bridge
U-turn Both bounds
BR Sungai Punggor bridge
29A
29B
Sempang Bugis I/S Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Sempang Bugis – Kampung Bukit Batu, Kampung Balik Bukit, Sempang Bugis, Telok Mas, Padang Temu, Bandar Hilir, Henry Gurney Prisoners School
U-turn Both bounds
BR Jalan Balik Bukit overpass
28 Kandang I/S 144 Jalan Kandang – Jasin, Kandang
BR Sungai Duyong bridge
27 Duyong I/S 5 Jalan Melaka-Muar – Kandang, Umbai, Serkam Overlaps with 5
26 Duyong-Bukit Katil I/S Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Duyong-Bukit Katil – Ayer Keroh, Bukit Katil
25 Semabok I/C 5 Jalan SemabokMalacca city centre, Bandar Hilir
Taman Semabok
24 Bukit Piatu I/S Jalan Bukit Piatu – Bukit Piatu, Bukit Baru, Bandar Hilir, Malacca city centre
23A Bukit Baru I/S Jalan Bukit Baru – Bukit Baru, Hospital Melaka Hospital (malaysia).jpg
23 Al-Azim I/C 142 Jalan Mufti Haji Khalil – Batu Berendam, Ayer Keroh, Batu Berendam Airport Airport (malaysia).jpg, Hospital Melaka Hospital (malaysia).jpg
142 Jalan Taming Sari – Malacca city centre
Peringgit
Melaka Sentral
22 Melaka Sentral I/S Jalan Melaka Sentral – Melaka Sentral
Jalan Panglima Awang – Malacca city centre
Tesco Melaka
BR Sungai Melaka bridge
21 Bachang I/S Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Bachang – Bachang, Malacca city centre
20 Kesidang I/S Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Datuk Wira Poh Ah Tiam – Tengkera, Klebang Beach
19 Jalan Tun Perak – Malacca city centre
19 Malim Jaya I/C Jalan Malim Jaya – Malim Jaya
18 Pokok Mangga I/S Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Pokok Mangga – Pokok Mangga
Taman ASEAN
BR Sungai Bertam bridge
Kampung Bertam
17 Pulau Gadong I/S Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Pulau Gadong – Pulau Gadong, Tanjong Kling, Batu Berendam, Batu Berendam Airport Airport (malaysia).jpg
16B Batu Berendam Industrial Area I/S Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Dato' Mohd Zin – Batu Berendam, Batu Berendam Industrial Park, Batu Berendam Airport Airport (malaysia).jpg
16A Bukit Cheng I/S Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Bukit Cheng – Kampung Bukit Cheng
Kampung Cheng
15 Jalan Tangga Batu I/S 140 Jalan Tangga Batu – Bukit Rambai, Tangga Batu
14 Cheng I/S Taman Cheng Baru, Cheng Perdana, Baman Bukit Cheng
13 Lebuh SPA I/C 33 Lebuh SPA – Sungai Udang, Masjid Tanah, Port Dickson, Ayer Keroh
RSA Paya Rumput RSA R&R Paya Rumput RSA - Parking (malaysia).jpg Food court (malaysia).jpg Toilet (malaysia).jpg Surau (malaysia).jpg Wakaf.jpg Telephone (malaysia).jpg Northbound
BR Sungai Paya Rumput bridge
12 Paya Rumput I/S 19 Melaka-Alor Gajah old road – Kampung Paya Rumput
Kampung Solok Haji Dollah
Alor Gajah 11 Zarina Industrial Area I/S Zarina Industrial Area
10 Rembia I/S Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Lendu – Lendu, Masjid Tanah, Kampung Kemian
BR Sungai Rembia bridge
RSA Rembia RSA R&R Rembia RSA - Parking (malaysia).jpg Food court (malaysia).jpg Toilet (malaysia).jpg Surau (malaysia).jpg Wakaf.jpg Telephone (malaysia).jpg Northbound
9 Gajah Mati I/S 19 Jalan Dato' Dol Said – Alor Gajah, Kelemak
8 Seri Pengkalan I/S 139 Malaysia Federal Route 139 – Masjid Tanah, Lendu, Jasin, Asahan, Machap Umboo
7 Jelatang I/S Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Alor Gajah Lama – Alor Gajah, Durian Tunggal
6 Datuk Seri Mohd Zin I/S
(Pengkalan I/S)
61 Jalan Datuk Mohd Zin – Tampin, Gemencheh, Gemas, Segamat
5 Paya Datuk I/S 19 Jalan Datuk Naning – Alor Gajah
4 Melekek I/S Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Paya Dalam – Ayer Pa'abas, Lendu
Kampung Paya Datuk
Kampung Solok Sinda
3 Pegoh Industrial Estate I/S Jalan Kawasan Perindustrian Pegoh – Pegoh Industrial Estate, Honda Car Assembly Plant
Kampung Batang Melekek
Kampung Pereling
RSA Melekek RSA R&R Melekek RSA - Parking (malaysia).jpg Food court (malaysia).jpg Toilet (malaysia).jpg Surau (malaysia).jpg Wakaf.jpg Telephone (malaysia).jpg Northbound
2 Simpang Ampat I/S Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Lubok China-Kemus-Pulau Sebang – Lubok China, Brisu, Linggi, Pulau Sebang, A Famosa Resort, Hutan Percha
L/B Simpang Ampat Craft L/B Northbound
1 Taboh Naning Roundabout E2 North-South Expressway Southern Route – Kuala Lumpur, Seremban, Pedas/Linggi, Melaka, Johor Bahru 3-way roundabout
Through to 19 Jalan Taboh Naning

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Lebuh AMJ Bernilai RM505 Juta Mula Dibuka Kepada Pengguna" (in Malay). Bernama. 29 June 2007. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Jelajah Maharani Part 3: Lebuh AMJ FT19" (in Malay). Blog Jalan Raya Malaysia. 25 March 2012. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  3. ^ Rasul Azli Samad (21 September 2012). "Biar lembu di Lebuh AMJ" (in Malay). Harian Metro. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "RM5j diperlu naik taraf Lebuh AMJ arah Selatan" (in Malay). Utusan Malaysia. 8 September 2012. Retrieved 25 October 2013.