KUALA LUMPUR: The Public Works Department has identified several
roads for motorists heading towards Kota Baru to beat the traffic
during the Chinese New Year holiday.
The department in a statement yesterday said motorists could use three
The first route is from Bentong heading towards Kota Baru through Kuala
Motorists are advised to exit Karak Highway through Exit 8, turn into
Kampung Chinta Manis Junction (Exit 813A) and head towards Federal Road
From there, they should head towards Felda Mempaga Jaya.
From Felda Mempaga, motorists can take the T-junction heading towards Felda
Klau, head straight to Kampung Sungai Ruan through State Road C149 before
heading back into Federal Road 8 towards Kota Baru through Kuala Lipis.
Another alternative road from Kuala Krai to Kota Baru is from Federal Road
8. Head into State Road (D225) at Kampung Sungai Peria, Kuala Krai (Seksyen
311) to Simpang Tiga Pahi.
From Simpang Tiga Pahi, head into Guchil and back into Federal Road 8 to
The third alternative road from Kuala Krai to Kota Baru is through Federal
Road 8 into State Road D233 at Bandar Krai.
From Bandar Krai, motorists should head into the Guchil junction and turn
back into Federal Road 8 heading towards Kota Baru.