Iskandar Coastal Bridge

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Iskandar Coastal Bridge
Jambatan Persisir Pantai Iskandar
جمبتن ڤرسيسير ڤنتاي إسكندر
Official name Iskandar Coastal Bridge
Carries Motor vehicles, Pedestrians
Crosses Skudai River and Danga River
Locale 52 Iskandar Coastal Highway, Johor Bahru
Maintained by Iskandar Region Development Authority (IRDA)
Malaysian Public Works Department (JKR) Johor Bahru
Designer Iskandar Region Development Authority (IRDA)
Design arch bridge
Total length --
Width --
Longest span --
Constructed by Iskandar Region Development Authority (IRDA)
Malaysian Public Works Department (JKR)
Opened 2011

Iskandar Coastal Bridge or Jambatan Persisir Pantai Iskandar (Jawi: جمبتن ڤرسيسير ڤنتاي إسكندر) is a river bridge in Arch shape near Johor Bahru in Malaysia. It is a second arch bridge in Johor Bahru after Permas Jaya Bridge. The bridge crosses Skudai River and Danga River. The bridge is built to shorten the travel distance between Nusajaya to Johor Bahru town area from --km (estimated) to --km (Estimated).

History[edit]

The construction of the bridge was proposed when a new coastal highway from Danga Bay to Nusajaya, a project part of the Iskandar Development Region (IDR) (now Iskandar Malaysia) was announced on 30 July 2006. Construction began on 2008 and was completed on 2011.

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