PLUS hopes the move will ease traffic congestion.
Three water pipes burst at the Banting-Taiping West Coast Expressway construction site last Saturday.
They will be used for affordable housing, and commercial and industrial opportunities.
The Kelantan government had collected RM3.2 million over a period of five years for the project.
Tanker driver dies in accident at Km372 of the North-South Expressway near the Behrang rest and service area, causing massive congestion.
The 4,000 km of highway that will link hubs of agriculture, mining, and oil and gas, will encroach indigenous land and destroy tropical rainforests including Lorentz National Park, a World Heritage site.
Police have viewed several hours of footage from surveillance cameras in a bid to identify the couple.
Contractors also reveal ‘double-decker’ two-lane flyovers as the tunnel comes to ground in busy Jalan Sungai Pinang.
The works ministry will evaluate several proposals from highway concession companies.
Deputy Works Minister Mohd Anuar Mohd Tahir says there is no reason to stop it as it has been proceeding well.
Feedback from explainers held over the past two months reveals most are surprised that a highway project is taking place in their backyards, says Penang Forum.
It is alarmist to conclude that tunnelling through granite with fault lines 'can be disastrous'.
Critics said an environmental and social impact assessment for the road project failed to adequately specify compensation for loss of land and livelihoods.
The former prime minister suggests Damansara MP Tony Pua be given the task to abolish tolls as he had claimed he could do it at a lower cost when BN was ruling the country.
Project managers say small ‘chemical’ blasts will be carried out to ensure minimum vibrations.
The former PM makes a comparison between the per km cost of constructing the PIL-1 in Penang and the ECRL.
Works Minister Baru Bian says this will be completed soon by finance ministry, working with Sabah and Sarawak state governments.
If new Pan Island highway is built, it will only be a matter of time before the nodes at Gurney Drive and Bayan Lepas FIZ develop into major bottlenecks.
The Penang Transport Master Plan, costing RM46 billion, is the largest project the state plans to undertake, and must be closely scrutinised.
Activists raise concerns over a proposed tunnel to connect to a six-lane highway which could require close to a tonne of explosives during construction.
The EIA Report for the traffic dispersal project is now on display for public to give their feedback.
A patient in the air ambulance is in critical condition.
A passenger in one of the cars dies due to head injuries.
Penang Forum wants the state government to exercise fiscal prudence in line with the PH federal government’s promise to review all mega projects.