30 Sep '15, 4am

Kinrara-Damansara Expressway (Kidex) alternative being looked at – green light for SUKE and DASH

The government is reportedly looking at an alternative to the stalled Kinrara-Damansara Expressway (Kidex) project, which was supposedly axed by the Selangor state government earlier this year. The project has seen much resistance from residents along the proposed path, primarily those from Petaling Jaya. One option being considered is an underground highway, Works Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusuf said, but this would depend on response and takeup. He added that the construction of an underground highway was more expensive than an elevated highway, The Star reports. “We are open to alternatives to build the Kidex. Initial studies have shown that it is expensive and not many are willing to do it. If there are private investors who are willing to do it and it is viable to the public, we will consider (underground option),” Fadillah told reporters. He stated though that Kid...

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