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Pudu Prison wall to come down

PostPosted: Thu Jun 17, 2010 12:16 pm
by admin
KUALA LUMPUR: The 300m stretch of the Pudu Prison wall along Jalan Pudu will be demolished on June 20-23 to make way for road widening and the construction of an underpass.

Kuala Lumpur Mayor Datuk Ahmad Fuad Ismail said the construction of the underpass gave priority to road users although it involved a national treasure.

“Every day we face problems because of this wall, getting to the office late, so this is just a matter of which one is the priority to us and the government,” he said Thursday.

The underpass will be an alternative route linking Jalan Pudu to Cheras will reduce congestion at Jalan Hang Tuah.

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