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Heavy vehicles banned on highways until Monday

PLUS hopes the move will ease traffic congestion.

SPAN probes burst pipes that cut water supply to 800,000 in...

Three water pipes burst at the Banting-Taiping West Coast Expressway construction site last Saturday.

Reclaimed islands will be owned by Penang govt

They will be used for affordable housing, and commercial and industrial opportunities.

Kelantan asks Putrajaya’s help to revive 10km ‘People’s Highway’ project

The Kelantan government had collected RM3.2 million over a period of five years for the project.

Oil tanker bursts into flames after crashing into lorry near Slim...

Tanker driver dies in accident at Km372 of the North-South Expressway near the Behrang rest and service area, causing massive congestion.

‘Ill-advised’ Papua highway imperils indigenous rights, rainforests

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.

Spanish police seek sex on motorway couple

Police have viewed several hours of footage from surveillance cameras in a bid to identify the couple.

Penang reveals elaborate road plans under busy George Town

Contractors also reveal ‘double-decker’ two-lane flyovers as the tunnel comes to ground in busy Jalan Sungai Pinang.

Baru Bian: Decision on toll abolition in 2 to 3 months

The works ministry will evaluate several proposals from highway concession companies.

Kota Bharu-Kuala Krai highway project still on

Deputy Works Minister Mohd Anuar Mohd Tahir says there is no reason to stop it as it has been proceeding well.

Most Penangites have no clue about massive highway project, says NGO

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.

So what if there are faults in granite? You can still...

It is alarmist to conclude that tunnelling through granite with fault lines 'can be disastrous'.

Myanmar-Thailand highway branded ‘ecological and social disaster’

Critics said an environmental and social impact assessment for the road project failed to adequately specify compensation for loss of land and livelihoods.

Najib attacks Pua after PH’s tolls about-turn

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.

Penang highway tunnel won’t affect hillslopes, says firm

Project managers say small ‘chemical’ blasts will be carried out to ensure minimum vibrations.

Najib to PH: You say ECRL is a waste, but Penang...

The former PM makes a comparison between the per km cost of constructing the PIL-1 in Penang and the ECRL.

2nd phase of Pan Borneo Highway undergoing technical study

Works Minister Baru Bian says this will be completed soon by finance ministry, working with Sabah and Sarawak state governments.

Stop building more highways, boost public transport in Penang

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.

What’s the best solution to Penang’s horrid traffic gridlock?

The Penang Transport Master Plan, costing RM46 billion, is the largest project the state plans to undertake, and must be closely scrutinised.

After undersea tunnel, Penang to blast through hills now

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.

10km tunnel part of RM7.5 bil Penang highway

The EIA Report for the traffic dispersal project is now on display for public to give their feedback.

Four hurt in medical helicopter crash on Chicago highway

A patient in the air ambulance is in critical condition.

Car driven in wrong direction causes 5-vehicle crash on MEX highway

A passenger in one of the cars dies due to head injuries.

NGO: Time to review RM46 bil Penang Transport Master Plan

Penang Forum wants the state government to exercise fiscal prudence in line with the PH federal government’s promise to review all mega projects.

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