Tanah Puteh Bridge

Tun Salahuddin Bridge

The Tun Salahuddin Bridge (Formerly Tanah Puteh Bridge) is the first and the only toll bridge expressway in the East Malaysia. Located at Kuching city, Sarawak, Malaysia, the bridge which is the second bridge over Sarawak River was officially opened on 21 September 2003. It was named after the current Sarawak's state Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor), Tun Datuk Patinggi Abang Haji Muhammad Salahuddin Abang Barieng.

Overview

The 6-lane, dual-deck Tun Salahudin Bridge is an elegant, low-level bridge over the Sarawak River that affords an unrestricted view of the river in both directions.

This bridge is a multi-span, pre-stressed concrete, 339 metres long, 28 metres wide, with a 325-metre embankment. It has a 1.5-metre central median and a granolithic pedestrian lane on either side, each 1.5 metres wide.

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History

Construction began on 2002. The bridge project was undertaken by Zecon Engineering Sdn Bhd which took over from Zalpoint Corporation Sdn Bhd in March 2003. It was completed on August 2003.

Toll rates

Class Type of vehicles Rate (in Malaysian Ringgit (RM))
0 Motorcycles, bicycles or vehicles with 2 or less wheels RM 0.50
1 Vehicles with 2 axles and 3 or 4 wheels excluding taxis RM 1.50
2 Vehicles with 2 axles and 5 or 6 wheels excluding buses RM 2.00
3 Vehicles with 3 or more axles RM 3.00
4 Taxis RM 1.50
5 Buses RM 3.00

List of interchanges

km Exit Interchange To Remarks

0
DEMAK-GERSIK ROUNDABOUT NORTHWEST
JALAN ASTANA
Petra Jaya
Matang
Wisma Bapa Malaysia
Masjid Jamek Petra Jaya
Sarawak State Library

NORTHEAST
JALAN DEMAK
Demak
Santubong
Bako
Bako National Park

SOUTHWEST
JALAN GERSIK
Kampung Gersik
4-way Roundabout
TUN SALAHUDDIN BRIDGE
Start/End of expressway
Zecon Berhad border limit
Layby Access for eastbound traffic only
Tun Salahuddin Bridge toll plaza
Tun Salahuddin Bridge toll plaza

Opened toll systems
Pay toll only
Tun Salahuddin Bridge Start/End of bridge
Tun Salahuddin Bridge (Central Span)
Kuching City North-Kuching City South city limit
Tun Salahuddin Bridge Start/End of bridge
TUN SALAHUDDIN BRIDGE
Start/End of expressway
Zecon Berhad border limit

4
TANAH PUTEH INTERSECTION SOUTHWEST
JALAN KWONG LEE BANK
City centre
Padungan

NORTHEAST
JALAN UTAMA
Pending Industrial Estate
Bintawa

SOUTHEAST
JALAN DATUK MERICAN SALLEH
KUCHING BYPASS
Kota Samarahan
Serian
Stampin
Kuching Port (Pending Terminal)
Kuching Ferry Terminal
Kuching International Airport
4-way Signalised Intersection

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