The SILK Highway, or Kajang Dispersal Link Expressway, is a Malaysia’s Government Urban Toll Highway project designed to alleviate the daily traffic congestion in the densely populated Kajang area and its vicinity.

SILK Highway
SILK Highway

The 37km SILK Highway is built to allow motorists to bypass the town centre of Kajang.

Overview of SILK Highway

The huge traffic jams that clogged traffic flow in Kajang town centre were the main reason behind the construction of the highway. It is also useful as the main ring road of Kajang.

SILK Highway’s Connectivity to other Highways

SILK Highway connects to the following major highways:

SILK Highway Map
SILK Highway, View larger version

Facilities and Services

The opening of SILK Highway has shown to reduce traveling time for traffic between North and South of Kajang, and it improves the traffic flows between Kuala Lumpur, Cheras, Sg. Long, Balakong, Putrajaya, Semenyih, Bangi, Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), klia2 and Seremban.

SILK Highway

The entire Highway is attractively landscaped, with proper provision for rest areas that include surau and well-maintained toilet facilities.

Numerous pedestrian bridges are provided for safe pedestrian crossings and noise barriers are built to reduce noise pollution at strategic locations of the highway.

In addition, the SILK Highway is equipped with various state-of-art operational equipment and Intelligent Transport System (ITS) applications.

Comprehensive Traffic Control and Surveillenace System is installed to monitor and manage traffic flow along the highway. The main operating systems consist of:

  • Traffic control centre
  • Close circuit TV
  • Variable message signs
  • Computerized traffic signal junctions
  • Vehicle detectors
  • Telecommunication network

Informative signages and road markings are installed throughout the highway to provide proper directions and guidance for the road users.

To further ensure added comfort and security, SILK Patrol teams (RONDA) are on duty around the clock to patrol the entire SILK Highway, always ready to respond and provide prompt assistance to motorists during emergencies or breakdown.

Toll Plazas

There are total of 4 toll plazas operating 24 hours on a open-toll system. The toll plazas are located as follow:

NoToll PlazaLocation
1Sungai LongAt KM10.8 between Sg. Long Interchange and Kajang Perdana Interchange.
2Bukit KajangAt KM18.4 between Kajang Prima Interchange and Jalan Reko Interchange.
3Sungai RamalAt KM23.6 between Jalan Reko Interchange and Sungai Ramal Interchange.
4Sungai BalakAt KM28.3 between Sungai Chua Interchange and Sg. Balak Interchange.

Touch N’ Go Point of Sales counters are available at Sungai Balak Toll Plaza for the convenience of road users.

Toll Rates

The approved toll rates by the government for SILK Highway is listed below:

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 taxis1.80
Class 2 VehicleClass 2 – Vehicles with 2 axles and 5 or 6 wheels excluding buses3.60
Class 3 VehicleClass 3 – Vehicles with 3 or more axles5.40
Class 4 VehicleClass 4 – Taxis0.90
Class 5 VehicleClass 5 – Buses1.00

Integration Map of SILK Highway and KL Areas

SILK Highway Map
SILK Highway and full KL Map, View larger version

Technical Specifications

Kajang Dispersal Link Expressway (SILK)
Expressway 18
Expressway 18
Length37 km (23 mi)
Existed2002 – present
HistoryCompleted in 2004
FromMines Interchange on Sungai Besi Expressway
Expressway 9 Sungai Besi Expressway (BESRAYA)
Federal Route 3211 Jalan Balakong
Expressway 9 Cheras-Kajang Expressway (Grand Saga) Kajang Bypass
Expressway 21 Kajang-Seremban Highway (LEKAS)
Expressway 2 Federal Route 1 North-South Expressway (PLUS) Southern Route
Expressway 26 South Klang Valley Expressway (SKVE)
ToUPM Interchange on Sungai Besi Expressway

Contact SILK Highway Management

Sistem Lingkaran-Leburaya Kajang Sdn. Bhd.
AddressPlaza Tol Sungai Balak, KM28.3A, Lebuhraya Kajang SILK, 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia
General Inquiry+603 8921 0000
Feedback+603 8921 0123
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