Jalan Batang Kali-Genting Highlands route to completely open by Could 2024 – slope restore now 38.6% accomplished

Jalan Batang Kali-Genting Highlands route to fully open by May 2024 – slope repair now 38.6% completed

The Jalan Batang Kali-Genting Highlands route is anticipated to be totally open to the general public by Could 2024, as restore works are anticipated to be accomplished in March the identical 12 months. This was revealed by Selangor Infrastructure and Agriculture Committee chairman Izham Hashim, as reported by Bernama.

The route (state street B66) was closed in December final 12 months following a lethal landslide that hit a campsite at Father’s Natural Farm in Batang Kali close to Genting Highlands. Later in January 2023, one lane of the B66 was reopened however to not all visitors as solely motorists who met sure situations (working within the Genting Highlands space with a validation letter) have been allowed to make use of the route.

“We began repairing the slopes on Could 28, and count on it to be accomplished on March 29 subsequent 12 months. We are going to contemplate reopening the street to Genting Highlands when all the pieces is prepared, mentioned Izham.

“We’ve additionally researched the suitable engineering methodology, and located that the TerraLink wall system design is probably the most appropriate for the situations of the positioning, which is kind of slender,” he continued, including that the slope restore and stabilisation work is 38.6% accomplished thus far.

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