South Klang Valley Expressway

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Expressway 26
South Klang Valley Expressway
Route information
Maintained by SKVE Holdings Sdn Bhd
Length: 51.7 km (32.1 mi)
Section 1: 19.99km
Section 2: 12.96 km
Section 3: 18.81 km
Existed: 1998 – present
History: Initially completed in 2000, Phase 2 built in 2007–2011 and Phase 3 built in 2010-2013
Major junctions
East end: Uniten Interchange
  E18 Kajang Dispersal Link Expressway
Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Uniten-Dengkil
345 Jalan Hospital Serdang
Persiaran Persekutuan
Persiaran Utara
29 Putrajaya-Cyberjaya Expressway
E11 Damansara-Puchong Expressway
E6 North-South Expressway Central Link
E32 West Coast Expressway
5 Klang-Banting Highway
Persiaran Pulau Lumut
West end: Pulau Indah, Klang
Location
Primary
destinations:
Kajang, Putrajaya, Cyberjaya, Bandar Saujana Putra, Teluk Panglima Garang, Banting, Carey Island, Pulau Indah Port sign.jpg
Highway system

The South Klang Valley Expressway, or SKVE E26, is an expressway in the southern part of Klang Valley, Malaysia's most densely populated region. This 51.7 km (32.1 mi) dual-carriageway provides links to the booming towns in southern Klang Valley, including the country's administrative capital, Putrajaya. South Klang Valley Expressway is the fifth east-west-oriented expressway in the Klang Valley after the Federal Highway, the New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE), the Kuala Lumpur-Kuala Selangor Expressway (LATAR) and the Shah Alam Expressway.

Route background[edit]

The Kilometre Zero of the expressway is located right after the Uniten Interchange at the Kajang Dispersal Link Expressway E18.

History[edit]

The first 7.95 km (section 1A) stretch that starts at the UNITEN interchange in Bangi is toll free, and had been open for several years. It was built by the Malaysian Public Works Department (JKR). The section 1B, 2 and 3 stretch of SKVE are to be built by SKVE Holdings Sdn Bhd. The section 1B stretch of the expressway between Cyberjaya to Bandar Saujana Putra was completed in June 2010.

The section 2 stretch of the expressway from Bandar Saujana Putra towards Teluk Panglima Garang measuring 12.96 km long would have been completed in 2011. SKVE’s last stretch is the 18.81 km long section 3 and connects to Pulau Carey before terminating at the Pulau Indah interchange, serving as a direct link between Putrajaya and Westports in Port Klang.[1]

Section 1B of this expressway between Cyberjaya to Bandar Saujana Putra was opened to traffic on 1 July 2010.[2] Meanwhile, the section 2 stretch of the expressway between Bandar Saujana Putra to Teluk Panglima Garang was opened on 29 May 2012 and the final stretch, section 3 of the expressway between Teluk Panglima Garang to Pulau Indah was opened on 1 October 2013.

Features[edit]

The section between Teluk Panglima Garang towards Pulau Carey and Pulau Indah is built as a two-lane expressway while retaining the full access control, making the section as the first true two-lane expressway with full access control in the Klang Valley and also the second in Malaysia after the Senai-Desaru Expressway (Cahaya Baru - Penawar sections) in Johor Bahru.

There are three main bridge along the expressway, the Jalan Puchong-Sungai Rasau bridge, the Pulau Carey-Sungai Langat bridge and the Selat Lumut-SKVE Bridge, a major landmark.

A speed camera of the Malaysian Automated Enforcement System (AES) is on SKVE near Shell layby, Serdang.

A runaway truck ramp, to stop vehicles unable to brake, is provided on both ends of the Selat Lumut-SKVE Bridge.

There are two Malaysian Road Transport Department (JPJ) Enforcement Stations at Pulau Carey.

IOI City Mall, the largest shopping mall in Serdang is near IOI Resort.

Criticism[edit]

As of 2015 section 1A of the expressway (toll-free) was in a stateof poor maintenance, with most of its street lights not functioning and wrecked guardrails unreplaced at accident sites.[citation needed]

Toll systems[edit]

The South Klang Valley Expressway (SKVE) is using the closed toll system. Since 1 June 2016, all electronic toll transactions have been conducted using Touch 'n Go and SmartTAGs.

Toll plaza abbreviations[edit]

Abbreviation Exits Name of Interchanges
UTN 2600 Uniten
HSA 2601 Hospital Serdang A
PUT 2602 Putra
HSB 2603 Hospital Serdang B
WET 2604 Wetland
MDI 2605 Mardi
SKVE 2606 SKVE
SSP 2607 SKVE- Saujana Putra
TDB 2608 Tanjung Dua Belas
TPG 2609 Teluk Panglima Garang
PCY 2610 Pulau Carey
PIN 2611 Pulau Indah

Note: Toll charges can only be paid with the Touch 'n Go cards or SmartTAG. Cash payment is not accepted.

List of interchanges[edit]

Legend:


State District km Exit Name Destinations No. of
lanes
Speed
limit
Notes
Through to E18 Kajang Dispersal Link Expressway
Selangor Sepang 0.0 2600 Uniten I/C E18 Kajang Dispersal Link Expressway – Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) University sign.jpg, Seri Kembangan, Sungai Besi, Mines Resort City
Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Uniten-Dengkil – Universiti Tenaga Nasional (Uniten) University sign.jpg, Bangi, Dengkil
Six 80 km/h
1.0 2601 Hospital Serdang I/C (A) 345 Jalan Hospital Serdang – Hospital Serdang Hospital (malaysia).jpg, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) University sign.jpg From / to Kajang only
2.0 2602 Putra I/C
(Persiaran Utara I/C)
Persiaran Utara – Putrajaya
IOI City Mall Parking (malaysia).jpg
Ramp to IOI City Mall (From east only)
2.6 IOI Hotel I/C IOI Hotel Putrajaya, Marriott Hotel Putrajaya
IOI City Mall Parking (malaysia).jpg
3.0 2603 Hospital Serdang I/C (B) 345 Jalan Hospital Serdang – Hospital Serdang Hospital (malaysia).jpg, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) University sign.jpg
IOI City Ramp - IOI City Mall Parking (malaysia).jpg , Marriot Hotel Putrajaya, Palm Garden
From / to west only
Ramp to IOI City Mall (From west only)
FT Putrajaya BR Putrajaya Wetlands Lake Bridge
Selangor Sepang 2604 Wetlands I/C
(Persiaran Persekutuan I/C)
Persiaran Persekutuan – Putrajaya
2605 MARDI I/C MARDI Serdang
L/B Shell L/B Parking (malaysia).jpg Petrol station (malaysia).jpg Shell Toilet (malaysia).jpg Surau (malaysia).jpg ATM (malaysia).jpg
Serdang Power Station exit Serdang Power Station, Klang Valley Distribution Terminal (KVDT) depot
L/B Petronas L/B Parking (malaysia).jpg Petrol station (malaysia).jpg Petronas Toilet (malaysia).jpg Surau (malaysia).jpg ATM (malaysia).jpg
2606 SKVE I/C E11 Damansara-Puchong Expressway – Puchong, Shah Alam, Petaling Jaya, Kepong
29 Putrajaya-Cyberjaya Expressway – Cyberjaya, Putrajaya, Dengkil, Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Airport (malaysia).jpg
16 Sierra I/C Persiaran Alpina - D'Alpina
Persiaran Sierra Utama - 16 Sierra
From / to Kajang only
T/P Ayer Hitam Toll Plaza TnG POS TnG TAG TAG TnG TnG POS 60 km/h
BR Sungai Rasau Bridge Four 90 km/h
BR Jalan Puchong-Sungai Rasau Bridge
Kuala Langat 19.8 2607 SKVE-Saujana Putra I/C E6 North-South Expressway Central Link – Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur, Shah Alam, Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Airport (malaysia).jpg Six
RSA Tanjung Dua Belas RSA R&R logo.jpg Tanjung Dua Belas RSA - Parking (malaysia).jpg Toilet (malaysia).jpg Food court (malaysia).jpg Buah.png Surau (malaysia).jpg Wakaf.jpg Telephone (malaysia).jpg

SKVE Holdings Sdn Bhd operation office
East bound
RSA Tanjung Dua Belas RSA R&R logo.jpg Tanjung Dua Belas RSA - Parking (malaysia).jpg Toilet (malaysia).jpg Food court (malaysia).jpg Buah.png Surau (malaysia).jpg Wakaf.jpg Telephone (malaysia).jpg West bound
2608 Tanjung Dua Belas I/C E32 West Coast Expressway – Lumut, Kuala Selangor, Klang, Banting, Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Airport (malaysia).jpg Planned
BR Sungai Jarom Bridge Four
2609 Telok Panglima Garang I/C 5 Jalan Langat – Klang, Banting, Telok Panglima Garang, Sepang, Port Dickson
BR Pulau Carey-Sungai Langat Bridge Two
JPJ Enforcement Station JPJ East bound
JPJ Enforcement Station JPJ West bound
2610 Pulau Carey I/C Pulau Carey Planned
Runaway truck ramp Eastbound
50.0 BR Selat Lumut-SKVE Bridge
Klang Runaway truck ramp Westbound
RSA Pulau Indah RSA R&R logo.jpg Pulau Indah RSA - Parking (malaysia).jpg Toilet (malaysia).jpg Food court (malaysia).jpg Buah.png Surau (malaysia).jpg Wakaf.jpg Telephone (malaysia).jpg Four 60 km/h East bound
Planned
51.0 T/P Pulau Indah Toll Plaza TnG POS TnG TAG TAG TnG TnG POS
RSA Pulau Indah RSA R&R logo.jpg Pulau Indah RSA - Parking (malaysia).jpg Toilet (malaysia).jpg Food court (malaysia).jpg Buah.png Surau (malaysia).jpg Wakaf.jpg Telephone (malaysia).jpg West bound
Planned
51.7 2611 Pulau Indah I/C Persiaran Pulau LumutPulau Indah Port sign.jpg, Port Klang Port sign.jpg, Klang

References[edit]

  1. ^ NST (June 25, 2010). "SKVE to boost Klang Valley's growth". New Straits Times. Retrieved 2010-07-10. 
  2. ^ The Star (June 30, 2010). "New SKVE cuts travel time by 30 minutes". The Star Malaysia. Retrieved 2010-07-10. 

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