THE Public Works Department (PWD) informed of road closures and the opening of temporary diversions amid the construction of a flyover at the Muara-Tutong interchange in Berakas.
The diversion will begin this Saturday (Jan 3) starting from 1pm till work is completed. Road users are advised to drive with extra caution when passing the area and adhere to road signs to prevent undesirable incidents. Motorists must also be considerate for their own safety.
The main traffic flow from Tutong highway towards Muara and from Muara to Tutong will also be diverted temporarily to a new road which has been completed to allow construction works.
The diversion starts after the Jln Pasir Berakas traffic light. Several temporary diversions and road closures will be made.
In Plan 1, roads involved in road closure include Muara-Tutong highway and Tutong/Muara starting from 250 metres from the cross junction of Jln Pasir Berakas/Muara Tutong highway and about 1.1-km long from the traffic light.
In addition, part of the Berakas main road from the traffic light at Jln Berakas main road/Muara-Tutong highway up to the traffic light at the junction of Lambak Kanan housing scheme.
Plan 2 involves traffic flow from BSB towards Jln Pasir Berakas North (Berakas Camp), Muara and Tutong. Traffic from BSB heading towards Jln Pasir Berakas North (Berakas Camp), Muara and Tutong can use the industrial road and eventually to Jln Pasir Berakas.
Plan 3 shows traffic from Muara to BSB where users can use the sliproad as usual towards Berakas main road and also via the new Muara-Tutong highway and eventually Jln Pasir Berakas.
Plan 4 shows traffic from Tutong heading towards Lambak Kanan housing scheme and BSB where motorists can use Jln Pasir Berakas from cross junction of Jln Pasir Berakas/Muara Tutong highway and eventually Jln Industri and Berakas main road towards the respective destinations.
Plan 5 is for traffic from Lambak Kanan housing scheme to Jln Pasir Berakas North (Berakas Camp), Tutong and Muara where road users can use Jln Industri and eventually Jln Pasir Berakas.
Plan 6 is for traffic from Jln Pasir Berakas North (Berakas Camp) to BSB and Lambak Kanan housing scheme where motorists can use Jln Pasir Berakas and finally using Jln Industry and Berakas main road to the respective destinations. – (Courtesy of PWD)