Senai-Desaru Expressway Berhad is the concessionaire for the 77km long Senai-Pasir Gudang-Desaru Expressway Project (“E22”) in the southern state of Johor, Malaysia. The expressway is also the fourth longest highway concession awarded by the Malaysian Government.
The works for this project involves the engineering and construction of 6 interchanges, 1 intersection, 4 toll plazas, 2 Rest & Service Areas and also the landmark bridge across Sg Johor. The expressway alignment traverses through Senai, Ulu Tiram, Layang Reservoir, Pasir Gudang and Penawar/Desaru. E22 will be the main connector from the east to the west of Johor.
Travelling time is shorten to a 45minutes journey from Senai (west) to Desaru (east). Previously, the Federal Route FR3 & FR92 was the only gateway to Desaru, with a typical journey of 2hrs.
The E22 has 2 Rest & Service Areas located at KM31 on the west bound and KM32 on the east bound. The facilities include food court, surau, toilets, wakaf, playgrounds and petrol station.
E22 traverses through the environmentally sensitive water catchment area of Layang Reservoir. E22 is the only expressway in Malaysia which features the Pollutant Removal System (PRS). E22 took one step foward by introducing the PRS to monitor and controll any potential impact to the water quality in Layang Reservoir in the event of a spillage of dangerous and hazardous chemicals from any vehicle travelling on the expressway.
Another special landmark for E22 is the 1.7 KM Single Stayed Bridge over Sungai Johor.