Covered Walkway & Elevated Pedestrian Linkage
There are six walkways that the projects are being undertaken by Prasarana. The construction on the elevated and covered pedestrian walkways will connect some LRT and Monorail stations (LRT) in the city. The project is part of the initiatives under the Urban Public Transport (UPT) – National Key Results Areas (NKRA) which is a joint effort between Prasarana and Kuala Lumpur City Hall.
The elevated walkway connecting the Plaza Rakyat LRT station to the Cahaya Suria building, an at-grade walkway from Hang Tuah monorail Station to the Al-Bukhary mosque, an elevated walkway from PWTC LRT Station to Hentian Putra, an at-grade and elevated walkway from PWTC LRT station to Hentian Putra, an at-grade and elevated walkway from the Sultan Ismail LRT Station to the Medan Tuanku Monorail station as well as from Jalan Sultan Ismail to Raja Laut, walkway linking Bandaraya LRT station to Menara DBKL 1 in Jalan Raja Laut and an elevated walkway at the Pasar Seni LRT Station.
The elevated walkways will be well lit with good ventilation and its safety features enhanced which would be enhanced with the deployment of Prasarana’s auxiliary police. Existing bus stops along the covered walkways will also be upgraded to match the surrounding designs. The structures for the elevated walkways are steel beams with reinforced concrete and clear solid polycarbonate as its roofing.
Visuals of Covered Walkway Projects :