Jalan Simpang Pulai to Cameron Highlands Remains Closed  

Road users of the state who wish to travel to Cameron Highlands still need to make use of Jalan Tapah – Cameron Highlands as the alternative route, as Jalan Simpang Pulai – Blue Valley to Cameron Highlands is still closed to all types of vehicles.

The Public Works Department (JKR) of Kinta District informed via a statement that ongoing inspection found that slope failure still occurs due to continuous heavy rain.

The statement added that inspection by experts also found that the route is still not safe to be used. 

“Referring to monitoring by the experts of JKR, the slope condition is still not safe for vehicles till the completion of landslide cleaning works.

“The closure notice is continued beginning December 10 till a date to be informed later,” the statement mentioned. 

Road users are reminded to abide by the instructions of the safety sign boards on site as they plan journey schedules.

The route has been closed since the landslide incident on December 2 at about 1.44pm causing a Toyota Alphard and lorry to be buried, leading to the death of both drivers.


Rosli Mansor


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