Taiping – Sitiawan – Teluk Intan – Banting. This is the West Coast Expressway. What stage now?

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I like this expressway. West Coast Expressway (WCE). It will bring me back to places I love. Teluk Intan (my first hometown since I was born there. click here to read more), Sitiawan (my father’s hometown) and Taiping (that famous award winning city recently. Read here) and Banting (all the way in Selangor!). This is a 233km long expressway and it will cost RM5 billion. Please take a look at the image below to understand the significance of this expressway. We also have a latest update from the Deputy Works Minister Mohd Anuar Mohd Tahir too.

Image source: https://paultan.org/2016/04/18/west-coast-expressway-on-track-for-2019-completion/west-coast-expressway-alignment/

Article in edgeprop.my In the parliament, Deputy Works Minister Mohd Anuar Mohd Tahir shared to all that the West Coast Expressway (WCE) development project from Taiping, Perak to Banting, Selangor is close to 76 percent completion as of June 2019. He said, “The highway construction work is being carried out intensively involving land clearing, land reclamation, road structures constructions and road paving.” This was his answer to Senator Dr Yaakob Sapari who wanted to know the current status of the WCE project. Mohd Anuar added that the cost of the project totalling RM6.62 billion includes the privatisation package worth RM5.04 billion and a conventional package worth RM1.58 billion carried out by the Public Works Department. Do refer here for the full article in edge prop.my

As per the usual economic benefits of connectivity, the more connected all these towns are, the more economic benefits it will bring to all. Taiping residents could now choose to take trips all the way to Banting and vice-versa. If these residents had stayed at their hometown every same weekend, they will not be spending much money. If they travel however… they will have to try all the good food in the new place, stay in the hotels and even buy souvenirs for their loved ones back home. All these are not easy to estimate but safe to say, it shall benefit many and with the multiplier effects, may even benefit the respective real estate markets too. Happy following.

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<Featured Image is courtesy of Stock Photos from Deela Dee>

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