NEW roads and a walkway connecting major tourist spots in Kuala Lumpur will be ready soon.
Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Zulhasnan Rafique said that plans to build roads connecting Jalan Chow Kit, Jalan Dewan Sultan Sulaiman, Jalan Tun Razak and Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman are under way.
“Out of the three phases, the first is already complete and this is the road linking Jalan Dewan Sultan Sulaiman to Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman. The cost of this project is RM14mil,” Zulhasnan said.
The next phase is to build a road from Jalan Raja Abdullah to Jalan Tun Razak at the cost of RM40mil and lastly a walkway connecting Dataran Merdeka, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman and Chow Kit with an estimated cost of RM8.6 mil.
“We are now at the design stage and we are looking for the right company to award the tender to,” he added.
The new projects are part of the Federal Territories Ministry’s plans to boost the image of Chow Kit.
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