Permas Jaya Bridge
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|Permas Jaya Bridge
Jambatan Permas Jaya
جمبتن ڤرمس جاي
|Official name||Permas Jaya Bridge|
|Carries||Motor vehicles, Pedestrians|
|Crosses||Tebrau River and Pelentong River|
|Locale||Johor Bahru East Coast Highway, Johor Bahru|
|Maintained by||Malaysian Public Works Department (JKR) Johor Bahru
Majlis Bandaraya Johor Bahru (MBJB)
|Designer||Bandar Raya Developments Berhad (BRDB)|
|Total length||1.5 km|
|Constructed by||Permas Jaya Bridge
Bandar Raya Developments Berhad (BRDB)
Second Permas Jaya Bridge
Malaysian Public Works Department (JKR)
Permas Jaya Bridge or Jambatan Permas Jaya (Jawi: جمبتن ڤرمس جاي) is a river bridge in Arch shape near Johor Bahru in Malaysia. The bridge crosses Tebrau River and Plentong River. The bridge is built to shorten the travel distance between Bandar Baru Permas Jaya to Johor bahru city area from 18 km (estimated) to 6 km (Estimated). The bridge was once the longest Arch bridge in Southeast Asia in 1994, which is about 1.5 km long.
The construction of the bridge was proposed when Bandar Baru Permas Jaya, a new neighborhood town was first launched by the property company Bandar Raya Developments Berhad (BRDB) in 1984, however, the bridge was only completed in 1994.
The new second Permas Jaya Bridge
The construction of the new second Permas Jaya Bridge was proposed in 2006 under the Iskandar Development Region plan. Construction started on February 2008.
The bridge was completed and opened to road users on 1 Mar 2012.
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