Sultan Yahya Petra Bridge

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Coordinates: 6°6′59.2″N 102°13′41.9″E / 6.116444°N 102.228306°E / 6.116444; 102.228306

Sungai Kelantan Bridge
Jambatan Sultan Yahya Petra
جمبتن سلطان يحي ڤيترا
Carries Motor vehicles, Pedestrians
Crosses Kelantan River
Locale 3 Wakaf Bharu-Kota Bharu-Kubang Kerian Highway
Official name Sultan Yahya Petra Bridge
Maintained by Malaysian Public Works Department (JKR) Kota Bharu
Design arch bridge
Total length --
Width --
Longest span --
Designer Government of Malaysia
Malaysian Public Works Department (JKR)
Constructed by Malaysian Public Works Department (JKR)
Kien Huat Private Limited
Opened 1967

Sultan Yahya Petra Bridge or Jambatan Sultan Yahya Petra (Jawi: جمبتن سلطان يحي ڤيترا) is a major bridge in Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia crossing Kelantan River. Construction began in 1965 and was completed in 1967, by renowned builder Kien Huat Private Limited, a family firm of Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong. It was opened on 1967 by the late Sultan of Kelantan. Almarhum Sultan Yahya Petra ibni Almarhum Sultan Ibrahim. The bridge was originally a toll bridge making the first toll bridge in Malaysia.

Current developments[edit]

Construction of the Sultan Yahya Petra Second Bridge[edit]

The Sultan Yahya Petra Second Bridge project consists of a pair of bridges built at the left and right of the original bridge and a 1-km flyover built on top of the existing Federal Route 3. Construction began on 2009 and was completed in 2012. The bridge becomes the only triple-carriageway bridge in the country, where the original bridge remains as a two-way bridge, while the new bridges constructed at both sides of the original bridge carry one-way traffic each.

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