Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Eight major roads in KL to be renamed

KUALA LUMPUR: Eight major roads in Kuala Lumpur are set to undergo name changes starting Wednesday.

According to Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) in statement on Tuesday, the roads, including Jalan Ipoh, Jalan Khidmat Usaha and Jalan Duta, are being renamed after past Yang diPertuan Agong.

Jalan Duta will now be called Jalan Tunku Abdul Halim while Jalan Khidmat Usaha will be referred to as Jalan Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah.

Jalan Ipoh, which is the stretch from Jalan Segambut to Jalan Pahang, has been renamed Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah.

Of the other roads, Persiaran Duta will now be referred to as Persiaran Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin while Jalan Khidmat Setia and Jalan Ibadah will be known as Jalan Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin.

Lebuhraya Mahameru will have its name changed to Lebuhraya Sultan Iskandar, Persiaran Mahameru to Persiaran Tuanku Ja’afar and Jalan Semarak to Jalan Sultan Yahya Petra.
“Installation of new signboards will begin on Wednesday, Nov 26,” said DBKL on their Facebook page.

*Taken from The Star Online

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