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Penang Undersea Tunnel

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Location  Penang, Malaysia
Route  Penang Undersea Tunnel
Length  7,200 m
Status  Under planning
Operating speed  90 km/h
Owner  Penang
Penang Undersea Tunnel

Constructed  Consortium Zenith BUCG Sdn Bhd

Penang undersea tunnel

The Penang Undersea Tunnel is a tunnel whose construction will begin in 2016 in Penang, Malaysia. The 7.2 km tunnel will connect Butterworth, Seberang Perai in the east to George Town, Penang Island in the west. When completed on 2025, it will become the first undersea tunnel in Malaysia and the second in Southeast Asia. The undersea tunnel is part of the Penang Roads and Tunnels project.


The project is undertaken by the State Government of Penang and a main contractor Consortium Zenith BUCG Sdn Bhd a member of Zenith Group. With a cost of RM6.3 billion, the tunnel will be the largest privately funded public works project in Penang. There will be a toll plaza at the undersea tunnel.

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