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Penang's second link named; free for a month

Published on Mar 1, 2014 10:02 PM

GEORGE TOWN (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) : The second Penang bridge has been named Sultan Abdul Halim Mua'dzam Shah Bridge.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak made the announcement during the official opening of the bridge in Batu Maung.

He said the bridge would be free of charge for a month from midnight.

The 24-km long link, which spans over 16.9km over the sea, is the longest bridge in South-East Asia.

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