SHAH ALAM, SELANGOR – 3 FEBRUARY 2021: MRCB George Kent Sdn Bhd (MRCBGK), the main contractor of the Light Rail Transit 3 (LRT3) project, wishes to inform that there will be a total slip road closure and traffic diversions from Bulatan Simpang Lima heading to Persiaran Tengku Ampuan Rahimah, Klang (from the roundabout to Jalan Bukit Kubur, Banting-bound) to facilitate long span, ‘U-Girder’ launching, and LRT3 project-related works from 6 February 2021 to 30 November 2021, (Monday to Sunday), 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily.
During the closure, motorists will be diverted via alternative routes as indicated below.
Motorists from Jalan Istana heading to Jalan Bukit Kubur and Persiaran Tengku Ampuan Rahimah will be diverted to Bulatan Simpang Lima. Motorists would then be required to head towards Bulatan Kota (Klang-bound), and will need to make a U-Turn via Bulatan Kota to head back onto the Federal Highway towards Persiaran Tengku Ampuan Rahimah, as indicated on the map below.
Motorists who are heading to Taman Sri Andalas and Banting will be diverted as indicated on the map below.
The diversions are implemented following the approval from the Klang Public Works Department (JKR Klang) and Klang Municipal Council (MPK). Throughout the Movement Control Order (MCO) period, we will be following the guidelines of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) and the Ministry of Health (MOH) when carrying out our construction activities.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused to the public and greatly appreciate your kind understanding.
For public enquiries, please contact the LRT3 hotline at 1 800 18 2585.
For media enquiries, please contact:
Lim Siew May
Media Manager, PR & Communications
MRCB George Kent Sdn Bhd
ABOUT MRCB GEORGE KENT (MRCBGK)
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 main 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.
ABOUT THE LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT LINE 3 (LRT3) PROJECT
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 www.lrt3.com.my and follow @myLRT3