Miri City flood mitigation projects on schedule

MIRI: The RM8.5 million projects for flood control in this city are on schedule, according to the Miri City Council (MCC).

The MCC said today in a statement that six of the nine projects had been completed and that the remaining three were expected to be ready by the end of the year.

The six completed projects related to the improvement of drainage for Jalan Geikie / Jalan Lim Chee Hian; Jalan Kampung Luak; Jalan Krokop 10; Jalan Jee Foh 8A; Jalan Datuk Muip in Taman Piasau and Jalan Pujut.

"The remaining three projects are planned for the end of this year," it said, adding that Mayor Adam Yii Siew Sang visited the three projects last week to check their progress.

The MCC said the three projects related to upgrading the roads and drainage along Jalan Sibu-Miri Taman Tunku, where the work had progressed to 50% Jalan Pujut Adong (85%) and Jalan Tanjung Batu Pujut (also 85%)

"After inspecting the site, the mayor said he was satisfied with the progress of the work and expressed the optimism that the projects would be completed before the approaching rainy season," the statement added, adding that the allocation of RM8, 5 million came from the Government of Sarawak. – Bernama

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