Beam structure is safe and stable, says LRT owner
The developer of the light rail transit (LRT) extension line project in Subang Jaya, Malaysia, assures that there is nothing with a beam on the pier of the line near Subang Parade on Federal Highway, contrary to public belief that it showed signs of tilting.
PETALING JAYA: Prasarana Malaysia Bhd has again assured that the beam on the pier of a Light Rail Transit (LRT) extension line along Federal Highway near Subang Jaya does not pose any danger to motorists.
Its group communications and strategic marketing executive vice-president Lim Jin Aun said there was nothing wrong with the beam and that the surrounding roads were now safe for use as a gantry crane on the beam that prompted the contractor to divert traffic along the busy thoroughfare last Saturday had been removed.
“We have safely brought down the gantry crane and that was the most important part of the exercise of that day.
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Sunday November 23, 2014 MYT 1:53:51 PM
Social media abuzz with photos of ‘falling’ LRT beam
PETALING JAYA: Photos of a “falling” Light Rail Transit (LRT) beam has been circulating on social media, causing a stir among netizens.
However, a spokesman for the LRT extension project has confirmed that there was nothing unstable about the LRT beam in front of the Subang Parade, giving his assurance that the surrounding roads are safe for use.
It is learnt that vehicles heading to Shah Alam through the Glenmarie-Subang route had to be diverted at about 3pm due to an incident involving a gantry crane on Saturday.
However, the roads had been cleared and reopened as of 9pm, Saturday.