|E22 NOW OPEN|
As part of Iskandar Malaysia, the E22 77km alignment starts from Malaysia-Singapore Second Crossing (LINKEDUA) near the Exit 301 Persimpangan Senai and transverses across Senai Airport road (Route FR16), Ulu Tiram Town and straight to Desaru, it also connects the travelers to Pasir Gudang at the Tanjung Langsat Industrial Area via the Pasir Gudang Connector (PGC).
The E22 comprises of six (6) interchanges, four (4) toll plazas and two (2) rest & service areas. The E22 also features a 1.7km Single Plane Cable-Stayed Bridge across Sg. Johor. The bridge will be one of the longest Single Plane Cable-Stayed Bridge in the world featuring 500m main span.
The opening of the E22 will be separated into two (2) phases. Phase 1 already opened effective from 10th September 2009. The length of Phase 1 of the E22 is approximately 50km, stretching from Senai to Cahaya Baru with a connection to Pasir Gudang. The E22 Phase 1 opening includes five (5) interchanges; (Utama Senai Interchange, Bandar Senai Interchange, Ulu Tiram Interchange, Cahaya Baru Interchange and Pasir Gudang Interchange) and two (2) Rest & Service Areas.
The E22 Phase has been completed and pending government approval to open the expressway to the public. The Phase 2 is approximately 27km in length stretching from Cahaya Baru to Desaru, it includes the Single Plane Cable-Stayed Bridge across Sg Johor and ends at the Penawar Interchange.