by Anne Das

Y.Bhg. Dato’ Rumaizi bin Baharin @ Md Daud, Mayor of Ipoh visited the Road Connection Project Site for the Proposed Meru Raya – Klebang Expressway (Completing the Connection of Chepor Utama 2 Expressway to Klebang Putra Expressway) Ipoh, Perak Darul Ridzuan this morning.

The project is implemented as a Smart Partnership between the Ipoh City Council and the developers namely Ain Bina Development Sdn Bhd, Eadepro Development Sdn Bhd, Satin Tiara Sdn Bhd, Scientex Quatari Sdn Bhd and Total Investment Sdn Bhd through a Private Fund Investment (PFI) by the company developer. The State Government will bear the cost of the land reclamation process with an estimated RM 4.2 million.

This project is implemented in two phases. Phase 1 is a bridge construction project that crosses the Pari River at a cost of RM 2.195 million. which was 100% completed on the 18th of November 2022.

Phase 2 is the construction of a road that connects Lebuh Chepor Utama 2 in the Meru Raya area, to Lebuh Klebang Putra in the Klebang area. The cost for this Phase 2 project amounts to RM 5,017,086.00. Work is in progress with approximately 35% completed and is expected to be fully completed by June 2023.

The Council expects that after this road is built and connected, it will shorten the travel time for road users from Meru to the Klebang area and boost housing development activities in the surrounding areas. Within 5 years, it is estimated that approximately 1700 houses and commercial lots will be developed by the developer. In addition to that, the congestion at the intersection of Chemor town will be eased.

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