Malaysia Federal Route 78

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Federal Route 78
Kuala Kedah Highway
Route information
Length: 8.7 km (5.4 mi)
Major junctions
West end: Kuala Kedah
  Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Tok Pasai
Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Pantai Barat Kedah
Jkr-ft255.png Sultanah Bahiyah Highway
Jkr-ft1.svg Sultan Abdul Halim Highway
East end: Alor Star
Location
Primary
destinations:
Langkawi Island
Kota Kuala Kedah
Alor Janggus
Highway system

Kuala Kedah Highway, Federal Route 78, is a major highway in Kedah, Malaysia. It is also a main route to Langkawi Island via Kuala Kedah.[1]

Route background[edit]

The Kilometre Zero of the Federal Route 78 starts at Kuala Kedah.

Features[edit]

At most sections, the Federal Route 78 was built under the JKR R5 road standard, allowing maximum speed limit of up to 90 km/h.

List of junctions and towns[edit]

Km Exit Junctions To Remarks
8.7 Alor Setar Jkr-ft1.svg Sultan Abdul Halim Highway

North
Jkr-ft1.svg City Centre

South
Jkr-ft1.svg Kota Sarang Semut
Jkr-ft1.svg Gurun
Jkr-ft1.svg Sungai Petani
T-junctions
Jkr-ft78.png Kuala Kedah Highway
Start/End of highway
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8
Sultanah Bahiyah Highway Jkr-ft255.png Sultanah Bahiyah Highway

North
Jkr-ft7.png Kangar
Jkr-ft7.png Alor Janggus
Jkr-ft1.svg Kepala Batas
Jkr-ft1.svg Jitra
E1 North-South Expressway Northern Route
Hat Yai (Thailand)
Bukit Kayu Hitam

South
Sungai Petani
Gurun
Kota Sarang Semut
E1 North-South Expressway Northern Route
Kuala Lumpur
Ipoh
Penang
Pendang
Junctions
Taman Pelangi
Kampung Teluk Chengai Kampung Masjid Lama
Kampung Teluk Kechai
Kampung Teluk Layang
Kampung Lorong Ayer Masin
Jalan Pantai Barat Kedah South
Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Pantai Barat Kedah
Yan
T-junctions
Taman Juragan
Taman Bahtera
Jkr-ft78.png Kuala Kedah Highway
Start/End of highway
Jkr-ft78.png
0
Kuala Kedah Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Tok Pasai

West
Parking (malaysia).jpg Kuala Kedah ferry terminal
(Ferry to Langkawi Island)

East
Kota Kuala Kedah
Junctions

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistik Jalan (Edisi 2013). Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Public Works Department. 2013. pp. 16–64. ISSN 1985-9619.