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The West Coast Expressway, WCE or ( ) (LPB), is a planned expressway that will be built on the west coast of Peninsula Malaysiamarker. It will connect Taipingmarker, Perakmarker to Banting in Selangormarker. The expressway will be built by Konsortium Lebuhraya Pantai Barat (KLPB) soon, as approval has just been given by the government for the construction to begin.

Overview

Construction of the expressway will be divided into 2 phases. Phase 1 involves the stretch between Tanjung Karangmarker and Banting where construction will begin in June 2008 and completed by 2011. Phase 2 involves the stretch between Taipingmarker and Sabak Bernam where construction will begin in 2010 and completed by 2013. The stretch between Sabak Bernam and Tanjung Karangmarker will be on the existing stretch of Federal route which will be upgraded as part of the expressway. The expressway will have a closed toll system like North-South Expressway.

The highway will cost about RM 4.6 billion, where RM3.6 billion will be construction costs. The concessionaire company is planning to issue bonds in 2009. Construction has been delayed to 2009 because of changes in alignment and costing. It is expected to complete in 2012.

On 12 November 2008, the project has been shelved as terms of the current deal could not be finalized within a 15-month time frame. A new tender have to be open out.

Route background

List of Interchanges (To be finalized when information is available)

Km Exit Interchange To Remarks
Taiping Utara Taipingmarker
Changkat Jeringmarker
Proposed interchange
Start/End of expressway
Taiping Taipingmarker
NORTH-SOUTH EXPRESSWAY NORTHERN ROUTE
Bukit Kayu Hitammarker
Alor Starmarker
Penangmarker
Ipohmarker
Kuala Lumpurmarker





Proposed interchange
Taiping toll plaza
Closed toll system
Collect ticket transit and pay a distance toll

Beruas Beruasmarker
Parit
Proposed interchange with toll plaza
Ayer Tawar Ayer Tawarmarker
Sitiawan
Lumutmarker
Universiti Teknologi Petronas
Tronoh
Ipohmarker




Proposed interchange with toll plaza
Kampung Gajah Kampung Gajah
Pasir Salak
Proposed interchange with toll plaza
Teluk Intan Teluk Intanmarker
Langkapmarker
Bidormarker

Proposed interchange with toll plaza
Sabak Bernam Sabak Bernam
Sungai Besarmarker
Hutan Melintangmarker
Bagan Datohmarker


Proposed interchange with toll plaza
Perak Darul Ridzuan
Hilir Perak district border
Sungai Bernam bridgemarker
Perak-Selangor border
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Sabak Bernam district border
Tanjung Karang Tanjung Karangmarker
Sekinchanmarker
Proposed interchange with toll plaza
Assam Jawa KUALA LUMPUR-KUALA SELANGOR EXPRESSWAY
WEST
Assam Jawa
Kuala Selangormarker
Jeram

EAST
Ijok
Bestari Jayamarker (Batang Berjuntai)
Kuangmarker
Rawang
Kuala Lumpurmarker










Proposed interchange with toll plaza
Kapar Kaparmarker
Meru
Proposed interchange with toll plaza
Bukit Raja toll plaza
Closed toll system
Collect ticket transit and pay a distance toll

Bukit Raja Klangmarker
NEW KLANG VALLEY EXPRESSWAY
Shah Alammarker
Damansara
Kuala Lumpurmarker
NORTH KLANG STRAITS BYPASS
Port Klangmarker





Proposed interchange
Kebun-SAE SHAH ALAM EXPRESSWAY
Shah Alammarker
Subang Jayamarker
Kuala Lumpurmarker


Proposed interchange
Kebun toll plaza
Closed toll system
Collect ticket transit and pay a distance toll

Teluk Panglima Garang-SKVE SOUTH KLANG VALLEY EXPRESSWAY
Putrajayamarker
Cyberjayamarker
Puchong
Teluk Panglima Garangmarker
Sijangkang




Proposed interchange with toll plaza
Banting
Closed toll system
Collect ticket transit and pay a distance toll

Banting Banting
Dengkil
Kuala Lumpur International Airportmarker

Proposed interchange
Start/End of expressway


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