By now, everyone would already be aware that most states in Peninsular Malaysia are currently undergoing CMCO once again. With this implementation, there are certain SOPs that we must all abide by. One of them includes no inter-district travel except with a valid permit. To ensure this, there are roadblocks set up in different districts in Penang.
Look Out For These Roadblocks In Penang
Minister of Defence Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced on 7th November 2020 that all states in Peninsular Malaysia except Perlis, Pahang and Kelantan would be undergoing CMCO from 9th November until 6th December 2020 following a surge of COVID-19 cases.
Starting from 12.01 AM on 9th November, George Town OCPD Asst Comm Soffian Santong said that in the northeast district (George Town), 5 roadblocks were set up. Check out the list of roadblocks that you should look out for this CMCO:
- The entrance of Penang Bridge (in front of Batu Uban Sports Complex)
- The entrance of Penang Bridge at Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway
- Jalan Paya Terubong (in front of Petronas station)
- Jalan Batu Feringgi (in front of Rasa Sayang Hotel)
- Weld Quay (in front of ferry terminal)
Seberang Prai Utara (border route between Penang & Kedah)
- Permatang Bendahari Bridge
2. Jambatan Merdeka
3. Pinang Tunggal flyover
4. Jalan Ekor Kucing
5. Kampung Selamat
6. Jalan Ara Kuda
7. Jalan Permatang Pauh
8. Bertam toll plaza
9. Sungai Nyiur toll plaza
10. Jalan Permatang Pauh
11. Jalan Chain Ferry in Butterworth
Seberang Prai Selatan (Tentative Roadblocks)
- Jawi toll plaza
2. Jalan Sg Bakau in Sg Acheh
3. Jalan Tasik in Sg Bakap
4. Bukit Tambun toll plaza
5. Bandar Cassia toll plaza
6. Jalan Tasek at the Paper Muda Mill
Abide By The SOPs & Stay Safe
Furthermore, total of 424 officers and personnel comprising the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM), Malaysian Civil Defence Force (APM) and Malaysian Volunteer Corps (Rela) would be involved in these roadblocks, said ACP Soffian.
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