Sinkholes repair at Jalan Imbi almost completed

Construction workers are seen repairing the sinkhole at Jalan Imbi in Kuala Lumpur, on July 3, 2014. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa
Construction workers are seen repairing the sinkhole at Jalan Imbi in Kuala Lumpur, on July 3, 2014. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa

KUALA LUMPUR, July 4 ― Works to repair the collapsed tunnel at Jalan Imbi-Pudu junction here is almost completed.

Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) Project Implementation and Maintenance deputy director-general Datuk Mohd Najib Mohd said DBKL would be focusing on works to repair and strengthen the monorail pillars after this.

He was updating the follow-up action on the occurrence of two sinkholes at a tunnel in the intersection on Wednesday.  

Monorail service between Imbi and Hang Tuah stations has also been suspended until further notice.

Meanwhile the Malaysian Board of Engineers (BEM) in a statement today said BEM was prepared to assist the government in any task force formed to investigate the tunnel collapse. ― Bernama

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