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Sultan Yahya Petra Bridge

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Crosses  Kelantan River
Width  --
Opened  1967
Body of water  Kelantan River
Total length  --
Longest span  --
Bridge type  Arch bridge
Carries  Motor vehicle, Pedestrian
Official name  Sultan Yahya Petra Bridge
Maintained by  Malaysian Public Works Department (JKR) Kota Bharu
Address  15050 Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia
Locale  Wakaf Bharu–Kota Bharu–Kubang Kerian Highway
Designer  Malaysian Public Works Department (JKR)
Similar  Guillemard Bridge, Masjid Muhammadi, Sultan Muhammad IV Stadium, Kampung Laut Mosque, Renaissance Kota Bharu Hotel

Crossing sultan yahya petra bridge 2016 kelantan river


Sultan Yahya Petra Bridge or Jambatan Sultan Yahya Petra (Jawi: جمبتن سلطان يحي ڤيترا) is a major bridge in Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia crossing Kelantan River. Construction began in 1965 and was completed in 1967, by renowned builder Kien Huat Private Limited, a family firm of Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong. It was opened on 1967 by the late Sultan of Kelantan. Almarhum Sultan Yahya Petra ibni Almarhum Sultan Ibrahim. The bridge was originally a toll bridge making the first toll bridge in Malaysia.

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Construction of the Sultan Yahya Petra Second Bridge

The Sultan Yahya Petra Second Bridge project consists of a pair of bridges built at the left and right of the original bridge and a 1-km flyover built on top of the existing Federal Route 3. Construction began on 2009 and was completed in 2012. The bridge becomes the only triple-carriageway bridge in the country, where the original bridge remains as a two-way bridge, while the new bridges constructed at both sides of the original bridge carry one-way traffic each.

References

Sultan Yahya Petra Bridge Wikipedia


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