Date   8 March 2019 to 17 July 2020
Time   24 hours (Monday to Sunday)
Duration   16 months
Reason   To facilitate preliminary works (hacking of median road, road line marking, installation of plastic/ concrete barriers, premix works, delivery of  construction materials and mobilisation of construction machineries) on Jalan Tropicana Selatan 1 for the LRT3 project.

SHAH ALAM, SELANGOR – 4 March 2019: MRCB George Kent Sdn Bhd (MRCBGK), the contractor of the Light Rail Transit 3 (LRT3) project, wishes to inform that there will be a long-term road closure on Jalan Tropicana Selatan 1 (opposite Merchant Square) to facilitate preliminary works for the LRT3 project starting from 8 March 2019 to 17 July 2020.


The closure will be implemented in stages as follows:


  • Stage 1 (8 March 2019): Preparation works


  • Stage 2 (9 March 2019 to 11 March 2019): Three-day trial run road closur


  • Stage 3 (12 March 2019 to 17 July 2020): Long-term road closure for 16 months.


During this long-term road closure, motorists travelling on Jalan Tropicana Selatan 1 (opposite Merchant Square) will be diverted to the opposite lane as indicated by the GREEN arrows on the map below:



Traffic will be controlled by flagmen using the contraflow method of traffic flow. Directional signages will also be displayed during the closure.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused to the public.

For public enquiries, please contact LRT3 hotline at 1 800 18 2585.




For media enquiries, please contact:

Lim Siew May
Media Manager, PR & Communications
MRCB George Kent Sdn Bhd

03-5033 6857


Vanessa Vivekananda

PR Manager

Mudajaya Corporation Sdn Bhd




MRCB George Kent Joint Venture (MRCB George Kent) was appointed on 4 September 2015 as the Project Delivery Partner (PDP) of Light Rail Transit 3 (LRT3).

On 17 October 2018, the PDP model was replaced with a fixed price contract regime, making MRCB George Kent the contractor.

MRCB is currently the largest developer cum contractor of Transit Oriented Developments (TODs) in Malaysia, while George Kent is the largest homegrown railway system specialist in Malaysia.

MRCB George Kent brings to the LRT3 project a highly-skilled and professional staff pool experienced in transit projects, with tailored and cost-effective solutions specific to Prasarana’s needs in a collaborative and supportive manner.



The LRT3 project envisages to connect 2 million people between Bandar Utama and Klang by 2024. Developed in line with the Greater Kuala Lumpur/ Klang Valley (GKL/KV) Land Public Transport Masterplan, LRT3 will be a key feature in extending rail connectivity to the Western Corridor of GKL/KV. For more information, please visit and follow @myLRT3









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