Pan Island Link 2 / 2A

April 13th, 2016 Leave a comment

PP_Pil2

Penang highway master plan also looked at enabling the future development of less­ developed areas such as Balik Pulau and Teluk Kumbar in Penang Island by constructing a “spurs” road from PIL 1 at strategic interchange location.

The other proposed Pan Island Links, namely PIL 2 and PIL 2A, to be constructed as dual two­ lane roads would:

  • Enhance accessibility and open up opportunities for future developments on the western (Balik Pulau) and southern (Teluk Kumbar) sides of Penang Island and help decentralise development pressure away from George Town;
  • Together with the southern section of PIL 1 form the Southern Ring Road for Penang Island;
  • Serve as major access roads for the reclaimed islands.

* Click here to find out more about Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) *

 

  1. Daniel
    April 13th, 2016 at 23:26 | #1

    Great. Looking forward to this. The west side of Penang Island (Teluk Kumbar, Gertak Sanggul, Balik Pulau, Pulau Betong, etc) seriously in need of more transportation/access roads improvements including more developments to keep up with the developments in town (eg.: Gurney, Tanjung Tokong, Georgetown, Weld Quay, etc).

  2. Ray
    April 19th, 2016 at 11:27 | #2

    They should mention how much they will charge for the tolls, and what will be the mechanism behind the tolls.

  3. Dan
    April 19th, 2016 at 11:41 | #3

    @Ray
    Penang Gov already mentioned it’s free… just they need to reclaim the island for this highway and LRT

  4. Ray
    April 19th, 2016 at 16:51 | #4

    @Dan
    Can you share the link for the article/info stating that it will be toll free.

  5. Dan
    April 20th, 2016 at 16:50 | #5

    @Ray
    Oops sorry, I said wrongly…. Govt suggest two option, 1 is for user to pay toll, 2 is to reclaim land to pay off the debts. Since they insist on option 2, My thoughts is that the road will be toll free….

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