KUCHING, Nov 26: The upgrading works for a two-lane access road to four lanes to Limbang is currently under construction.
According to a report from Sarawak Public Communication Unit (Ukas) today, Assistant Minister of Modernisation of Agriculture, Native Land and Regional Development (Manred) Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Ismail said the RM20 million project along the 1.1-kilometre road which is implemented by Northern Sarawak Development Agency (NRDA) is highly anticipated by the local community in Limbang.
“The project was supposed to be completed in January within 15 months, but the construction period was affected due to the pandemic. God willing, this project will be completed on March 31, 2022.
“This project is expected to reduce the traffic congestion into Limbang, especially during peak hours,” he said when met after visiting the project site in Limbang on Tuesday.
Dr Abdul Rahman noted his side has also applied for another P-Turn Route Project to facilitate road users for both directions of Limbang town.
“We expect that when several of the nearby projects are completed, the number of people coming to Limbang will increase. That is why these routes need to be provided.
“In this area, many developments are being implemented. We have the Limbang River Bank, Museum, and Taman Tasik Bukit Mas, including the construction of another bridge that connects the Limbang Administrative Museum,” he added.
The projects will change the landscape of Limbang when completed by 2023-2024 if there are no problems during the construction works. — DayakDaily