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Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway

Federal Route 3113
Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway
Route information
Length: 17.84 km (11.09 mi)
Major junctions
North end: Pengkalan Weld (Weld Quay)
 
P19
Penang Middle Ring Road
E36 Penang Bridge
Jalan Tun Dr Awang
P10
Jalan Batu Maung
E28 Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah Bridge
(Penang Second Bridge)
South end: Batu Maung
Location
Primary
destinations:
Gelugor
Bayan Lepas
Bayan Lepas Industrial Area
Penang International Airport
Highway system

Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway, Federal Route Batu Maung. This 17.84 km (11.09 mi) expressway is situated along the eastern coast of Penang Island, off the western coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It was erected on 7 December 2010 [1] in honour of the former Penang's second chief minister and also the 'Architect of Modern Penang', Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu who died on 24 November 2010.[2] There are two sections of the expressway, the Jelutong Expressway and Bayan Lepas Expressway.

Route background

The Kilometre Zero of the Federal Route 3113 starts at Batu Maung. The second elevated highway in Penang after Kuala Lumpur and Bayan Baru was under constructed at Bayan Lepas Expressway here. This long flyover will be linking the new Penang Bridge in the south straight away to Batu Feringgi, George Town, Air Itam and Bayan Baru for skipping traffic jams.

Then, the underpass under it is to travel along Bayan Lepas industrial area.

History

The pioneer route for the expressway was constructed on 1983 during the Penang Bridge was built and was completed in 1985. Later, the expressway was extended northwards as the Jelutong Expressway, and southwards as the Bayan Lepas Expressway.

On 7 December 2010, after former second Penang chief minister Lim Chong Eu died on 24 November 2010, the Penang state government renamed the expressway Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway in his honour.

Features

At most sections, the Federal Route 3113 was built under the JKR R5 road standard, allowing maximum speed limit of up to 90 km/h.

Overlaps

Sections with motorcycle lanes

Yes

List of Interchanges

Jelutong Expressway

km Exit Interchange To Remarks
NORTHWEST
Pengkalan Raja Tun Uda (Ferry to Butterworth)
Jalan Padang Kota Lama (The Esplanade)
Batu Feringgi
Pulau Tikus
Persiaran Gurney
Jalan Sekolah (Burma Road)
3113 TUN DR LIM CHONG EU EXPRESSWAY
(JELUTONG EXPRESSWAY)
Start/End of expressway
EXIT 1 GAT JALAN PERANGIN INTERCHANGE GAT JALAN PERANGIN T-Junction into expressway and Weld Quay
EXIT 2 MAGAZINE ROAD INTERCHANGE NORTHWEST
JALAN MAGAZINE (Magazine Road)
Jalan Penang (Penang Road)
KOMTAR
Jalan Dato Keramat
Jalan Burma
Batu Feringgi
T-junctions
EXIT 3 MACCALUM STREET GHAUT INTERCHANGE CHANGKAT LEBUH MACCALUM (MacCalum Street Ghaut)
Jelutong
EXIT 4 CECIL STREET GHAUT JUNCTIONS CHANGKAT LEBUH CECIL (Cecil Street Ghaut)
Jelutong
Sungai Pinang bridge
EXIT 5 SUNGAI PINANG INTERCHANGE NORTHWEST
JALAN SUNGAI PINANG
Bandar Sungai Pinang
Air Itam
Jalan Dato Keramat

SOUTHEAST
PERSIARAN KARPAL SINGH 1 (Lebuh Sungai Pinang 1)
Fortune Park
Persiaran Karpal Singh (IJM Promenade)
Diamond interchange
EXIT 6 POKOK ASAM INTERCHANGE WEST
JALAN AHMAD NOR
Kampung Pokok Asam
Jelutong
Diamond interchange
3113 TUN DR LIM CHONG EU EXPRESSWAY
(JELUTONG EXPRESSWAY)
JKR and MPPP border limit
E36 PENANG BRIDGE
(3113 TUN DR LIM CHONG EU EXPRESSWAY)
(BAYAN LEPAS EXPRESSWAY)
PLUS Expressways and PBSB border limit
EXIT 7B GREENLANE INTERCHANGE Jalan Delima
Bukit Gambir
Batu Lanchang (Greenlane)
Trumpet Interchange (North bound only) and ramped into George Town only

Bayan Lepas Expressway

km Exit Interchange To Remarks
EXIT 7A USM INTERCHANGE E36 Butterworth
6 Tapak Pesta
6 Penang Bus Terminal
6 Sg. Dua / Glugor
Big Trumpet Interchange (South bound from George Town and Perai bound only)
E36 PENANG BRIDGE
(3113 TUN DR LIM CHONG EU EXPRESSWAY)
(BAYAN LEPAS EXPRESSWAY)
PLUS Expressways and PBSB border limit
3113 TUN DR LIM CHONG EU EXPRESSWAY
(BAYAN LEPAS EXPRESSWAY)
JKR border limit
EXIT 8 BAYAN MUTIARA INTERCHANGE EAST
PERSIARAN BAYAN MUTIARA
Queensbay
Persiaran Bayan Indah
Jerejak Island
Bukit Jambul
Directional-Y interchange
EXIT 9 JALAN AZIZ IBRAHIM INTERCHANGE
P218
JALAN AZIZ IBRAHIM

EAST
Eastin Hotel
Lebuh Bukit Jambul (U-Turn roundabout)
P15
Sungai Dua
P11
Paya Terubong
P11
Relau
6 Sungai Nibong
Interchange
EXIT 10 SUNGAI NIBONG INTERCHANGE WEST
JALAN TUN DR AWANG
Bayan Baru
Bukit Jambul
Balik Pulau
Bayan Lepas
Penang International Airport

EAST
QUEENSBAY
Queensbay Mall
Directional-Y interchange
Sungai Nibong bridge
EXIT 11 JALAN KAMPUNG JAWA JUNCTIONS WEST
JALAN KAMPUNG JAWA
Kampung Jawa
Jalan Mahsuri
T-junctions
Bayan Lepas food court V
Parit MOX bridge
EXIT 12 LEBUHRAYA KAMPUNG JAWA JUNCTIONS WEST
3114 LEBUHRAYA KAMPUNG JAWA
Kampung Jawa
T-junctions
Sungai Kluang bridge
Timur Laut-Barat Daya district border
EXIT 13 BAYAN LEPAS INDUSTRIAL AREA JUNCTIONS WEST
JALAN HILIR SUNGAI KLUANG 1
T-junctions
3113 TUN DR LIM CHONG EU EXPRESSWAY
(BAYAN LEPAS ELEVATED EXPRESSWAY)
JKR border limit
E28 3113 SULTAN ABDUL HALIM MUADZAM SHAH BRIDGE (PENANG SECOND BRIDGE)
(BAYAN LEPAS ELEVATED EXPRESSWAY)
Start/End of expressway
JKSB border limit
Sungai Tiram bridge
BAYAN LEPAS INDUSTRIAL AREA-BATU MAUNG see also
E28 3113 SULTAN ABDUL HALIM MUADZAM SHAH BRIDGE (PENANG SECOND BRIDGE) = BATU MAUNG EXPRESSWAY
3113
0
BATU MAUNG NORTHWEST
JALAN PEKAN BATU MAUNG
Batu Maung town centre
MAS Complex
Cargo Terminal

SOUTHEAST
P220
JALAN PERMATANG DAMAR LAUT
Permatang Damar Laut
Penang War Museum
Diamond interchange
E28 3113 SULTAN ABDUL HALIM MUADZAM SHAH BRIDGE (PENANG SECOND BRIDGE)
(BAYAN LEPAS ELEVATED EXPRESSWAY)
Start/End of expressway
JKSB border limit
P10
JALAN BATU MAUNG
JKR border limit
SOUTHWEST
P10
JALAN BATU MAUNG
6 Teluk Kumbar
6 Balik Pulau
6 Batu Feringgi

References

  1. ^ Expressway renamed to honour Chong Eu The Star, December 7, 2010
  2. ^ Penang has renamed a highway as Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu expressway The Star, November 26, 2010
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