Construction of the Nanga Machan bridge, in the Kanowit District is over 44% complete, while the road and paving works for a connecting road is 80% complete.
The 130-metre reinforced concrete bridge will cross Sungai Kanowit, with construction expected to be completed by this year.
The infrastructure project also involves the upgrade of Jalan Ulu Machan, whereby 9.5km of the existing earth road will be upgraded to R1 Standard.
The infrastructure project is implemented by the Upper Rajang Development Agency (URDA), under RECODA.