THE Public Works Department (JKR) of the Ministry of Development has informed the public that the trial opening of the new Sungai Kebun Bridge will be from 9pm tomorrow until October 12.
According to the JKR press release, the trial opening of the bridge connecting the Brunei River from Kampong Sungai Kebun to Jalan Residency is to enable the renovation of the road network system around Bandar Seri Begawan which will involve several traffic light intersections in BSB area to ensure smooth traffic movement, where traffic volume is expected to increase mainly from Mukim Lumapas, Mukim Sungai Kebun and surrounding areas.
The renovation and monitoring after the trial opening of the new bridge will take several days until the traffic situation is stable.
Several parking spaces have also been set up in the open space under the new bridge as well as by the roadside along Jalan Tarap Bau which has been completed for the convenience and comfort of the residents of Kampong Ayer and its surrounding areas.
Members of the public, especially road users, are advised to comply with traffic signs provided and comply with orders from police traffic personnel for smooth movement of traffic.