94km of Pan Borneo project in Sabah upgraded so far
He said the main scope of the work is to upgrade roads that have been identified as having high traffic flow, addressing potential accident-prone stretches, roads in low-lying areas affected by floods and landslide areas.
“Networking for the Pan Borneo road in Sabah has actually been completed and what is being done now is upgrading identified roads.
“So far, about 94km out of 1,155km Pan Borneo network of roads in the State have been upgraded in this programme,” he said when replying to Sindumin assemblyman Datuk Ahmad Bujang during question time at the State Legislative Assembly here on Monday.
Pairin said part of Pan Borneo project between Sipitang and Kota Kinabalu, has seen the upgrading and widening of roads to provide for dual carriageway along 18km between Kota Kinabalu and Lok Kawi.
He added that three carriageway of about 4km from the junction of Mat Salleh road heading to Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA) have long been completed in 2010.
Pairin said upgrading works from dual carriageway to three carriageway from Petagas up to Putatan junction are currently being done and due to be completed in 2015.
“A proposed project to upgrade a 27.5km stretch from Lok Kawi junction heading to a roundabout in Benoni, Papar to a dual carriageway is expected to start before end of this year,” he said.
source: Daily Express
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