The 34.5 km KESAS Expressway, Lebuhraya Shah Alam, or Shah Alam Expressway, is part of a comprehensive network of road links in the Klang Valley that connects from Pandamaran in Klang, Selangor to Sri Petaling in Kuala Lumpur.

Lebuhraya Shah Alam (KESAS) Map
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The KESAS Expressway is the third east-west-oriented expressway in the Klang Valley after the Federal Highway and New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE).

This expressway is part of the Kuala Lumpur Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR2) Scheme (Sunway Interchange – Sri Petaling Interchange).

Overview of Lebuhraya Shah Alam (KESAS):

The Expressway starts at kilometre 18 near Pandamaran Interchange in Klang, Selangor.

EXIT 502-Pandamaran Interchange – North Port/Klang Town in the North, West Port, Pulau Indah in the West.
EXIT 503-Bandar Puteri Interchange – Bandar Puteri.
EXIT 504-Kebun Interchange – Klang Town and Jalan Kebun in the North.
EXIT 505-Bukit Rimau Interchange – Bukit Rimau
EXIT 507-Hicom Interchange – Shah Alam in the North; HICOM, Puchong, Putrajaya and Cyberjaya in the South.
EXIT 508-Seafield Interchange – KLIA through ELITE and North South Expressway.
EXIT 510-Kewajipan Interchange – Subang Jaya in the North and USJ in the South.
EXIT 511-Sunway Interchange – Damansara in the North; Puchong, Putrajaya and Cyberjaya in the South.
EXIT 512-Kinrara Interchange – Bandar Kinrara, Army Camp, Old Klang Road, Bandar Puchong Jaya in the West.
EXIT 513-Awan Besar Interchange – Old Klang Road, OUG in the East, Bukit Jalil Golf & Country Club in the West.
EXIT 514-Awan Kecil Interchange – Sri Petaling, Old Klang Road in the East, Technology Park, National Stadium Bukit Jalil and LRT in the West.
EXIT 515-Sukom Interchange – Commonwealth Games Village, Bandar Baru Sri Petaling, OUG and Old Klang Road.
EXIT 516-Sri Petaling Interchange – MRR2 leads to Bandar Melawati and Karak Highway in the East; KL City Centre in the North; Seremban, Johor and Singapore in the South.

The Lebuhraya Shah Alam is a viable alternative to the congested Federal Highway, and a motorist on the expressway can practically travel to any part of the Klang Valley as it connects to a wide range of highway networks.

The connected highway networks include:

Lebuhraya Shah Alam (KESAS)

Given its high accessibility in connectivity, the Lebuhraya Shah Alam is a popular travelling mode and over one million motorists ply the route on a daily basis, of which 66% are using the toll-free stretch.

Lebuhraya Shah Alam (KESAS)
Lebuhraya Shah Alam (KESAS)
Lebuhraya Shah Alam (KESAS)
Lebuhraya Shah Alam (KESAS)

Construction of the expressway began on 1994. Phase 1 (Seafield-Sri Petaling) was completed in 1996 and Phase 2 (Seafield-Pandamaran) was completed in 1998.

Facilities & Services

  • Variable Message Sign – Variable Message Sign of amber coloured LEDS provide the operator the means of informing the expressway users of any traffic advice or informative messages relayed from the Traffic Control Centre.
  • KESAS Ronda – KESAS Ronda team patrols the expressway 24 hours a day to assist road users along the expressway. The service provided by the KESAS Ronda is free of charge.
  • Emergency Telephone System – A set of Emergency Telephone is installed every 1.5 km on each bound of the Expressway.
  • Traffic Control Centre – The Traffic Control Centre is manned 24 hours a day by trained traffic controllers to monitor traffic situation on the highway through the CCTVs, receive information from road users through the Emergency telephone or KESAS hotline, deliver messages to road users through Variable Message Sign.

Toll Lanes

KESAS uses an open toll system and there are four toll plazas located along the Expressway.

NoToll PlazaLocation
1Awan Besar East Toll PlazaAt KM 47.7, Coordinates (3.058708,101.664889)
2Awan Besar West Toll PlazaAt KM 49.2, Coordinates (3.063580,101.679266)
3Sunway Toll PlazaAt KM 40.5, Coordinates (3.058708,101.608303)
4Sungai Kemuning Toll PlazaAt KM 27.2, Coordinates (2.997334,101.522089)

Toll Rates

TypeDescriptionRate (RM)
Class 0 VehicleClass 0 – Motocycles, bicycles or vehicles with 2 or less wheels .Free
Class 1 VehicleClass 1 – Vehicles with 2 axles and 3 or 4 wheels excluding taxis2.00
Class 2 VehicleClass 2 – Vehicles with 2 axles and 5 or 6 wheels excluding buses3.00
Class 3 VehicleClass 3 – Vehicles with 3 or more axles4.00
Class 4 VehicleClass 4 – Taxis1.00
Class 5 VehicleClass 5 – Buses1.50
Lebuhraya Shah Alam (KESAS)
Lebuhraya Shah Alam (KESAS)
Lebuhraya Shah Alam (KESAS)
Lebuhraya Shah Alam (KESAS)

Technical Specifications

Lebuhraya Shah Alam (KESAS)
Expressway 5
Expressway 5
Length34.5 km (21.4 mi)
Existed1994 – present
HistoryCompleted in 1997
West EndPandamaran, Klang, Selangor
Federal Route 181 Pulau Indah Expressway
Federal Route 5 Klang-Banting Highway
Expressway 32 West Coast Expressway
Expressway 13 Kemuning – Shah Alam Highway (LKSA)
Federal Route 3214 Shah Alam-Puchong Highway
Expressway 6 AH12 North-South Expressway Central Link (ELITE)
Expressway 11 Lebuhraya Damansara-Puchong (LDP)
Expressway 20 Maju Expressway (MEX)
Expressway 37 Kuala Lumpur-Seremban Expressway
Federal Route 28 Kuala Lumpur Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR2)
East endSri Petaling, Kuala Lumpur
Lebuhraya Shah Alam (KESAS)
Overview of KL Highways

Contact KESAS Management

Kesas Sdn. Bhd
Address Wisma Kesas, No.1 Lebuh Raya Shah Alam, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Telephone+03 – 8025 0808
Hotline+03 – 5633 7188
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