New road to link Nanga Makut, Nanga Engkuah

Earthworks have commenced for a 21.6km R1 Standard road connecting Nanga Makut to Nanga Engkuah in Song, Katibas.

A total of 13 Bailey bridges will also be constructed in the infrastructure project implemented by the Upper Rajang Development Agency (URDA), under RECODA.

Soil investigation works have been concluded while demolition and site clearing are in progress.

The project will be completed by the end of this year.

Improvement of existing timber logging road at Lusong Laku, Sungai Linau

An existing 2km earth road to Lusong Laku, along Sungai Linau, in the Belaga district will be upgraded to a reinforced concrete road.

The project will improve the road connectivity of nearby settlements to the Murum Dam access road. A total of 121 timber culverts will be replaced in the infrastructure project implemented by the Upper Rajang Development Agency (URDA), under RECODA.

The project is expected to be completed by the middle of this year.

 

Concreting of Nanga Machan bridge in progress

Construction of a 130-metre Nanga Machan bridge, in the Kanowit District is ongoing, with fabrication of reinforcement cages for I-Girders and concreting in progress.

With bored piling works done, construction of the embankment slab has begun. Roadworks for Jalan Ulu Machan is also in progress, whereby 9.5km of the existing earth road will be upgraded to R1 Standard.

The reinforced concrete bridge will cross Sungai Kanowit, with construction expected to be completed by this year.

The infrastructure project is implemented by the Upper Rajang Development Agency (URDA), under RECODA.

 

Upgrade for logging road to settlement near Batang Rajang, Belaga

A logging road linking the proposed Jiwa-Murni road to Rumah Empang and a settlement near Batang Rajang, in Belaga is being upgraded.

The existing 5.82km earth road to Rumah Empang will be upgraded to a reinforced concrete road in an infrastructure project implemented by the Upper Rajang Development Agency (URDA), under RECODA.

Land acquisition for the first 2km has been completed, while slope cutting and excavation for berm drains are currently in progress. The project is expected to be completed by end of 2021.

Bakun Dam bypass road to be constructed

A 6.15km ex-logging Bakun Dam bypass road will be upgraded to R1 standard asphaltic concrete road in an infrastructure project implemented by the Upper Rajang Development Agency (URDA), under RECODA.

Currently, land compensation for first 4.5km of the road has been completed. The road will include a 57-metre reinforced concrete bridge over Sungai Hap. The project is expected to be completed by the first quarter of 2022.