Sungai Besi–Ulu Klang Elevated Expressway

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Expressway --
Sungai Besi - Ulu Kelang Expressway
Route information
Maintained by Prolintas with its subsidiary Projek Lintasan Sungai Besi-Ulu Klang Sdn Bhd (SUKE)
Length: 31.8 km (19.8 mi)
Existed: 2012 – present
History: Under planning stage
Major junctions
East end: Sungai Besi
North end: Ulu Kelang
Location
Primary
destinations:
Duta-Ulu Klang Expressway, Ampang-Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway, Sungai Besi Expressway, Kuala Lumpur – Seremban Expressway, Cheras-Kajang Highway, Shah Alam Expressway and Kuala Lumpur Middle Ring Road 2
Highway system

Sungai Besi – Ulu Kelang Expressway is a proposed urban expressway in Klang Valley, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It will link up Sungai Besi, Alam Damai, Ampang-Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway and Kuala Lumpur Middle Ring Road 2. The 31.8 km (19.8 mi) expressway will be built to reduce traffic jams along the Kuala Lumpur Middle Ring Road 2 (Federal Route 28) from Ampang to Bandar Tasik Selatan.

Route background[edit]

The beginning of the expressway will be at the Ulu Klang interchange and overlaps with the Kuala Lumpur Middle Ring Road 2 (Federal Route 28) from Ulu Klang to Ampang. Key interchanges include Ulu Klang, Taman Hillview, Ampang, Taman Dagang, Taman Permai, Taman Putra, Taman Bukit Teratai, Cheras, Bandar Tun Razak, Sungai Besi, Sri Petaling and continues into Shah Alam Expressway.

History[edit]

The increasing traffic along the Kuala Lumpur Middle Ring Road 2 along the links of Ulu Klang, Ampang, Pandan Indah, Cheras, Bandar Tun Razak and Bandar Tasik Selatan facilitated the need of increasing road capacity. So, Prolintas proposed that the expressway to be built to meet these requirements. The expressway will act as an alternative route to Kajang from Ulu Klang. The project was allocated RM5.3 billion in the Budget 2015.[1]

Features[edit]

  • The highway will be 31.8 km in length
  • It will be mostly elevated
  • There will be 3 toll plaza in Alam Damai, Taman Bukit Teratai and Ampang Indah

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