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Only critical construction works are allowed during MCO 3.0

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Kuala Lumpur, 1 June 2021 – Referring to the government’s decision to implement a full Movement Control Order (MCO) nationwide from 1 June to 14 June 2021, The Ministry of Works (KKR) urged all construction works nationwide to stop. Exceptions are granted to the works listed in critical services as follows:

A. Critical maintenance and repair work that is work which if not continued could cause danger or harm to employees, the public, or the environment, includes:
  • Maintenance and repair of slopes, roads, bridges, traffic management controls and traffic lights
  • Periodic inspection and repair of lifts/travelators/escalators and other critical mechanical and electrical equipment
  • Repair, maintenance and upgrading of facilities at critical service premises
  • Maintenance works, cleaning and drying of stagnant water, spraying of pesticides on construction sites to prevent the breeding of Aedes mosquitoes and pests
  • Repair and maintenance of railway tracks such as MRT, LRT, commuter, single/double track and rail project
  • Repair of detached dwellings
  • Construction of Bailey Bridge (at the site of the collapsed bridge)
B. Construction works involving major and critical public infrastructure include:
  • Tunnels, slopes, bridges and viaducts
  • Certified highways achieving physical progress of 80 per cent and above
  • Major public infrastructure, including MRT, LRT, commuter, single/double track and rail projects
  • Infrastructure related to electricity, telecommunications, dams, drainage and sewerage, oil and gas
  • Certified hospital works achieving physical progress of 80 per cent and above
  • Construction work of buildings that have complete employee accommodation on the construction site
C. Professional services/consultants involved for permitted construction works as listed in items A and B
D. Services in the supply chain involved for permitted construction works as listed in items A and B

– Construction+ Online

Source: KKR