JOHOR BAHARU, Feb 22 (Bernama) -- The Coastal Highway linking Johor Baharu
and Nusajaya will be opened to motorists in early April, Iskandar Regional
Development Authority (IRDA) chief executive, Ismail Ibrahim said today.
He said the 14.6km expressway, built at a cost of RM900 million, could
accommodate 90,000 to 120,000 vehicles at one single time.
"We are now awaiting approval from several authorities, including the
Malaysian Highway Authority, the Public Works Department and the local authority
to officially open the highway," he told reporters here today.
He said construction of the highway was completed last December.
Ismail also said that beautification work of Sungai Segget, costing RM200
million, would begin end of the year.