Penang Second Crossing

Project Description

Client: China Harbour Engineering CompanyLimited (CHEC)
Location: Penang
Services: Local Submitting Engineers for Structure / Civil & Street Lighting / Construction Supervision
Completion Date: 2013
Project Value: Approx. MYR 2.2 Billion

MMSB Consult was appointed as the submitting consulting engineer for the Marine portion of the structure as well as the Civil & Street Lighting for the main navigation spans of the proposed Penang Second Crossing by the China Harbour Engineering Company Limited.

The "Penang Second Bridge Crossing" extends from the Bayan Lepas Expressway at Batu Maung, crosses the straits of Malacca towards Batu Kawan and subsequently links to the North-South Expressway on the Main land.

The total length of the proposed crossing is approximately 24km with the length of the marine portion (from shore to shore) approximately 16.5km. This portion of the work comprises of the following components: -

  • Main Marine Bridge comprising cable stayed main navigation spans of 117.5m + 240m + 117.5m arrangement
  • Substructure and foundation of elevated approach marine bridge structure of 55m nominal span

The scope includes the review and endorsement of structural design and drawings of marine bridge portion; the design of street lighting, navigation lighting, pavement, road furniture and road signage. Liaison with Approving Authority and Construction Supervision. Technical Support during Construction.