Ampang-Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway


Ampang-Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway

Malaysian_expressway_routebox
E--=MES-E|12
E12
Highway concessionaire's logo=
Projek Lintasan Kota Sdn Bhd
(Prolintas)

length-km=7.9
direction=WestEast
start= Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur
destinations= Jalan Sultan Ismail
Suria KLCC
Jalan Tun Razak
Ulu Klang
Ampang
end= Jalan Memanda, Ampang
starting-date= 1999
completion-date= 2001
interchanges= Kuala Lumpur Middle Ring Road 1
JKR|28 Kuala Lumpur Middle Ring Road 2
JKR|B36 Jalan Kerja Ayer Lama
JKR|B31Jalan Ampang
Asian Highway Network=none
Development Cost=
Number of lanes=6 lanes
Interchanges=5
Toll plazas=1
Layby=none
Rest and Service Area=none
Overhead Bridge Restaurant=none
Vista Point=none
Highway tunnels=none
Type of roads=Elevated highway
Tarmac
Toll systems=Opened toll system

Ampang-Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway, AKLEH MES-E|12, is the first elevated highway in Malaysia. It connects Ampang and Kuala Lumpur. This highway was built to reduce traffic jams and make access to the city more convenient. Motorcycles and other vehicles with 2 wheels or less are not allowed on this highway due to safety reasons. The ban on motorcycles has been lifted since 19 June 2008 due to escalating fuel price.

History

Construction began in 1999 at the banks of Klang River and was completed in 2001. The highway was opened to traffic on 17 May 2001.

Features

*Tunnel to Suria KLCC parking.
*Smooth access to Ampang and Kuala Lumpur.
*Spectacular sceneries of Kuala Lumpur skyline.

Toll rates

Keramat toll plaza

List of interchanges

See also

*Jalan Ampang

External links

* [http://www.prolintas.com.my Prolintas AKLEH website]


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