Published on October 14th, 2022 | by Subhash Nair0
E31 DASH Highway Is Open, On Waze And Free To Use Until End Of November
The Damansara-Shah Alam Elevated Expressway (DASH) is officially open and on Waze.
The 20.1km Damansara-Shah Alam Elevated Expressway, known as the DASH Highway was officially opened to the public today and is now routable on Waze. This is according to the Waze Malaysia unofficial social media team on Twitter. The highway will be operated toll-free for all until the end of November 2022.
DASH is an elevated highway, much like the Sungai Besi-Ulu Klang Elevated Expressway (SUKE). It is operated by the same company, Projek Lintasan Kota Holdings (Prolintas). The concession will last until 24 December 2069, so enjoy these few weeks of toll-free driving while you can. DASH cost an estimated RM4.1 billion, with construction beginning in 2015.
The highway is said to cut travel time from Puncak Perdana to Penchala by an hour versus using existing roads. From Penchala, There are 13 interchanges along the way, namely
- Puncak Perdana
- Alam Suria
- Denai Alam
- Kampung Melayu Subang
- Pinggiran Subang
- Subang 2
- Subang Airport
- RRIM (Kwasa Damansara)
- Seksyen 5 Kota Damansara
- Sunway Damansara
- Damansara Perdana
Toll Plazas are fitted to accept Touch ‘N Go, SmartTag and MyRFID for payments. Toll Plazas are located at Denai Alam, RRIM (Kwasa Damansara), and Kota Damansara.
Projek Lintasan Kota Holdings Sdn Bhd or ‘PROLINTAS’ was incorporated as an investment holdings company in 1995. We have been intrinsically involved in nation-building right from the beginning.
Through our subsidiaries, we design, construct, operate and maintain essential expressways that are used by tens of millions of road users annually. These highways – AKLEH, GCE, LKSA and Kajang SILK need no further introduction as Malaysians have come to depend on them daily.
We have also made strides in digitalisation as Malaysia’s first highway concessionaire to introduce PROLINTAS Smart Surveillance System (S3) –a fully integrated artificial intelligence and machine-learning based system that drives operational efficiency and safety further forward. PROLINTAS Integrated Maintenance Escalations (PRIME), based on a proven Microsoft platform, is yet another innovation that advances everything from incident reporting to automation of maintenance schedules.
While we are in the business of creating advanced and convenient mobility solutions, we are driven by a far greater mission; ‘Elevating Lives’. This new focus is centered on creating a safer, more convenient and enriching user experience that encompasses all segments of our customers.