Lebuh Raya SPRINT is a Government project privatised through a BOT (Build, Operate and Transfer) contract agreement awarded to Sistem Penyuraian Trafik KL Barat Sdn Bhd. Lebuh Raya SPRINT is a 26.5 km, 6-lane dual carriageway free-flow highway with three much-needed links to ease congestion in the west of Kuala Lumpur. It is designed to:
– Serve as a dispersal road system to allow traffic to disperse or move out from congested areas
– Ease traffic congestion and provide for increased road capacity in the west of Kuala Lumpur
– Serve as a critical spine road network supporting infrastructure and catalysing growth and development of west of Kuala Lumpur.
The concession Company for the Lebuh Raya SPRINT project is Sistem Penyuraian Trafik KL Barat Sdn Bhd (SPRINT). On 23 October 1997, the concession agreement was signed between the Government of Malaysia and SPRINT for the privatization of the improvement, upgrading, design, construction, maintenance, operations and management of Lebuh Raya SPRINT. A Supplementary Agreement was subsequently signed on 4 September 1998 to defer the construction of the Penchala Link. The Concession Period is for 33 years and commenced on the Effective Date on 15 December 1998. After this period, the toll collection will cease and the highways will be handed over to the government.