Highways Under Construction in Kuala Lumpur & Klang Valley

Have you ever wonder why nowadays traffic in Kuala Lumpur (KL) or Klang Valley (KV) as a whole is getting worse despite the development of many public transports.

Of course, there are various reasons behind this with low percentage of public transport users and high growth of the urban population are among on top of the list. These reasons are common among many other urban areas however for KL or KV, there's something else that's rubbing salt to the wounds.

It is the highways under construction right now across the metropolitan region of Klang Valley.
SIX (6) of them!

They are the culprits!
Hehehe. Since there are just too many of them.

Almost all major roads are affected to make way for the construction of those highways. 

We are not sure yet the effectiveness of those highways upon completion. All we could do know is to remain optimistic and pray that all the sacrifices we are making now are worth it. Our daily routine is affected, we have to avoid the usual routes making some of our activities more of a hassle.
Patience is the key here!

So what are the highways?!

I'll list down the highways in this entry and hopefully this piece of information will help all of you to plan your journey ahead. Especially those who are about to start working in KL!

MEX (Maju Expressway) II

Putrajaya - KLIA
18 KM
MEX II allignment
source: mex.com.my

Setiawangsa - Pantai Expressway (SPE)

Part of KL City Bypass (ring road)
Formerly known as DUKE3
29.8 KM
The dotted line is SPE alignment forming KL City Bypass (ring road)
Source: SPE's facebook page

Damansara - Shah Alam Elevated Expressway (DASH)

Project by PROLINTAS
20.1 KM
DASH alignment
Source: paultan.org

Sungai Besi - Ulu Kelang Elevated Expressway (SUKE)

Project by PROLINTAS
31.8 KM
SUKE alignment
Source: paultan.org

East Klang Valley Expressway (EKVE)

Part of Kuala Lumpur Outer Ring Road (KLORR)
39.5 KM
EKVE alignment from Sungai Long to Ukay Perdana.
Potential connectivity or 2nd phase of the project is also shown on the figure.
Source: paultan.org

West Coast Expressway (WCE)

Also known as Lebuhraya Pantai Barat
Across two states which are Perak and Selangor
Involved western parts of the Klang Valley
233.0 KM
WCE alignment with Banting, Selangor as the south end and Changkat Jering, Perak as the north end.
Source: Harian Metro

Thank you.