Archive for the ‘Penang Mega Project’ Category

Works on Second Penang Bridge Launched

Monday, November 13th, 2006

The construction works on the second Penang Bridge was officially launched by the Prime Minister Malaysia at a ground breaking ceremony in Batu Kawan on 12th November 2006. This event was an historic one and rekindled the remembrance of the first Penang Bridge, as 24 years ago, Penang witnessed the ground breaking of the construction on the first Penang Bridge in 1982 and its completion in 1985. The areas connecting the first Penang Bridge; Batu Uban/Sungai Dua on the island and Perai/ Bukit Tengah in the mainland have since been transformed into an urban and developed areas.

Batu Kawan in the mainland and Batu Maung on the Southern Island will be the development corridor when Second Penang Bridge ready in 2011. The construction of the second Penang Bridge is expected to fast track the developments of Bandar Cassia in Batu Kawan.

Ground breaking launching at the site of Batu Kawan

More updates on Penang’s second link.

Penang & 9th Malaysia Plan

Friday, May 26th, 2006

Following the announcement of the much-awaited 9th Malaysia Plan (9MP), a five-year development plan from 2006 up to 2010 on 31st March 2006, Penang would be allocated for funds amounting RM6.152 billion or 3% of RM200 Billion development fund to built a monorail system, a second bridge and Penang Outer Ring Road (PORR).

Click here Penang links for more web information on Penang and 9MP.