6 October 2022, CCC-ECRL recorded another major milestone as it completed the first stretch of major bridge construction using the balance cantilever method in Section 6 said, Mr.Liu Jianming, Head of Construction of China Communications Construction (ECRL) on this final stitching ceremony today.
The ceremony was held in Section 6 Kuantan Pahang. The special guests who attended the ceremony were from the Deputy General Director, Department of Safety and Health (DOSH) Pahang, En. Rukairulzam Bin Ab Rahman, JKR Pahang representative, Malaysia Rail Link (MRL) Head of Construction, En.Noor Azlan Salleh and China Communications Construction (ECRL) Deputy Project Director cum Chief Engineer, Mr. Deng Bo and other relevant officers.
“With the determination, effort and hardwork from CCC Section 6, the stitching segment is achieved two months ahead of a planned date despite many challenges faced upon completion”, said En. Noor Azlan Malaysia Rail Link (MRL) Head of Construction.
The achievement is made more significant as the bridge were constructed based on the 100-year average recurrence interval flood level along 3.88km crosses Jalan Kuantan-Sg.Lembing and Kuantan River. Observation has been made on the calculations and requirements studied before, the elevated railway tracks and bridge were built in flood-prone areas to ensure train services will not be disrupted during floods.