I just received an email informing that the E22 is fully opened on 10 June 2011.
cyktai001 wrote:hi guys, just got back from Sg Rengit via E22. i am quite disappointed overall with the Cahaya-Penawar section, its single lane, and the surface is bumpy, which makes it no difference from the old Kota road in terms of travelling speed... whats more, due to the free toll, there are quite a lot of cars and i had to jam 2km at the penawar toll in the cahaya-penwar direction. even if u have TnG or SmarTag, still have to jam, because the single jam abruptly split into 4 lanes, 2 for cash and 1 TnG 1 SmarTag. so u have to queue behind all the cash paying cars. then in the penawar-cahaya direction, the jam starts on the bridge itself, all the way until Kong Kong area. Might as well take the Kota Tinggi road...
Maybe once they start charging toll and less people use the road, the traffic might be better, but for me, i wouldn't pay to drive on a single carriageway, might just take the old roads. my parents also agree they'd rather take the old road, got more "activities" along the way.
mh1426 wrote:Funny right? But that's the truth. It was designed as a single carriageway both sides from Cahaya Baru to Penawar intersection. The provision for the second lane is already prepared for, waiting for the right trafic volume of course. . The highway operator are more hopeful on the traffic from Senai and Pasir Gudang sides, I reckon.
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