The longest Bridge in Malaysia & The longest in Southeast Asia with Total Length 24 km

The Second Penang Bridge (also know as Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah Bridge) named after the fourteen Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah of Kedah and was assigned with the route number. It is a dual carriage away toll bridge in Penang which connect Bandar Cassia (Batu Kawan) in Seberang Perai on mainland Peninsular Malaysia with Batu Maung on Penang Island. It is the proud of Malaysia because it is the longest bridge in Malaysia and the longest in Southeast Asia with total length 24 km (15 mi) with length over water at 16.9 km (10.5 mi). The construction start and end from November 2008 to February 2014 and it is open to public in 1st March of 2014.

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Dato’ Sri Haji Mohammad Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak in the Second Penang Bridge opening ceremony. (1st of March 2014)

 

Beautiful Penang Bridge

Penang 2nd Bridge at the Colorful Dawn. Photo Credit: Mau Horng’s Gallery

 

 

 

 

Toll rates

Class Type of vehicles Rate
(in Malaysian Ringgit (RM))
0 Motorcycles
(Vehicles with two axles and two wheels)
RM 1.70
1 Private Cars
(Vehicles with two axles and three or four wheels (excluding taxi and bus))
RM 8.50
2 Vans and other small good vehicles
(Vehicles with two axles and six wheels (excluding bus))
RM 30.50
3 Large Trucks
(Vehicles with three or more axles (excluding bus))
RM 70.10
4 Taxis RM 8.50
5 Buses RM 26.20

 

 

 Information About Second Penang Bridge

  • Construction: Nov 2008 – Feb 2014
  • Opened: March 1, 2014
  • Cost: Ringgit Malaysia 4.5 billion
  • Connecting From Batu Muang to Batu Kawan
  • Length over water: 9.4 km (kilometer)
  • Overall length: 24 km (kilometer)
  • Main bridge: Cable-stayed bridge with beam and slab deck
  • Approach: Box girder bridge
  • Main navigation span: 117.5 m + 240 m +117.5 m
  • Main navigation span ship protection: Man-made island
  • Others spans: 55 m
  • Speed limit: 80 km/h
  • Architecture firms: Malaysian Highway Authority, UEM Group