KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 19 – A seven-storey car park costing RM15.6 million will be built in Jalan Sultan Abdul Samad, Brickfields here to overcome the shortage of parking for residents and visitors in the area.
Federal Territories and Urban Wellbeing Minister Datuk Raja Nong Chik Raja Zainal Abidin said the facility, to be built by Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL), was expected to be completed in May next year and would also have a
“The construction of the parking lot was on the request of residents and visitors around Brickfields to solve the problem of parking and traffic congestion in the area.
“Even though Brickfields is under the Bukit Bintang constituency which should be monitored by its MP, as the minister in charge, the government also looks after the problems and grievances of the people here,” he told reporters
after opening the multi-storey car park project groundbreaking ceremony today. The facility, constructed on a 0.533-acre site provides nearly 400 parking bays for cars and 48 bays for motorcycles while the 500-seating capacity multi-purpose hall has three badminton courts.