MRT ANNOUNCES TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT PLANS IN THREE LANES

12 Jul 2013 11:19

KUALA LUMPUR, July 5 (Bernama) -- Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) today announced the implementation of traffic management plans in three lanes as a key part of safety practice at all MRT construction sites.

In a statement today, MRT Corp said the right-most lane of the slip road from Pusat Bandar Damansara (Jalan Damansuria) into Sprint Highway (Petaling Jaya-bound) would undergo a week-long trial closure from July 8 to 14.

It said the trial was being implemented to allow MRT Corp and authorities to monitor the impact on traffic during the construction of MRT piers and tracks, together with the future Pusat Bandar Damansara MRT Station and Semantan MRT Station.

"If the trial closure is successful, this stretch will be temporarily closed for one year," it added.

The statement said another road lane closure was at Jalan Semantan where the left-most lane of the slip road leads from Jalan Beringin to Jalan Semantan (Kuala Lumpur-bound) in front of Menara HP and Wisma UN for a distance of 200 metres.

"The lane will be closed from 10am to 4pm, and from 9pm to 5am for six months from July 8 to Dec 8.

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