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Seremban-Aver Hitam motorway

The motorway Seremban - Ayer Hitan, section Ayer Keroh - Pagoh in Malaysia is 56 km long, with two carriageways and one shoulder lane (2x4.67x2.15) on both sides, and a median strip of variable width.

  • Employer: Highway Authority
  • Location: Malaysia
  • Total cost of project: N/A
  • Years of construction: 1985 - 1988
  • Category: Transport
  • Status: Finished
  • Area: Unknown
  • Contractor: Energoprojekt

Detail design:
Sepakat Setia Perunding (SDN), BHD Consulting Engineers in collaboration with FREENAN FOX and PARTNERS, and HALOROW FOX and ASSOCIATES - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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The motorway passes through two federal states Malaka and Muar and is part of the trunk route that connects Kuala Lumpur with Singapore. It is passing through rolling country, intersected by rivers and swamps.

§ Within this section 37 bridges were built, the biggest one across the river Muar and 334 m long. All the bridges were founded on piles at a depth of 20 to 50 m. Out of the total length of 56.16 km of motorway, 25 km has a continuous reinforced concrete pavement, and the remaining part is asphalt-concrete.

§ The other important characteristics are:

Main works:
- total excavation 7,340,000 m3
- total embankment 4,515,000 m3
- asphalt-concrete pavement 382,000 m3
- continuous reinforced concrete pavement 264,000 m2

Reinforced concrete bridges:
a) 12 bridges with one carriageway 65-286 m long, total 1,400 m,
b) 12 bridges with two carriageways 18-65 m long, total 1,100 m.

Various piles:
a) steel pipes 406 to 914 mm 20,000 m,
b) Piner profiles and shapes 356 mm 10,000 m,
c) reinforced concrete 305x305 mm and prestressed 40x405 mm 35,000 m,
d) Bakau wooden 77,000 m,

- 31 box culverts, with 1, 2 and 3 culverts,

- pipe culverts various dia 5,211 m.

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