“Noise and vibration from traffic movement” will be an issue for residents living in a string of apartment blocks, according to the environmental impact assessment for three proposed highways in Penang.
The tower blocks affected are:
- Taman Leader Condominium
- Surin Condominium
- Taman Tanjung Bungah
- Waterfront Condominium
- Coastal Tower
- Desa Mar Vista Apartment
- Beverly Hills
- Sri Sayang Service Apartment
- Ferringhi Delima Condominium
- All Season Palace Condominium
- Boulevard Condominium
- Greenlane Heights
- Delima Palace and others
The visual landscape will also change. “Residents in the highrise buildings will no longer see clear sky but in place an elevated road passing their homes”, which will “change the visual aesthetics in the area”.
See what the noise levels mean in this chart.
Wildlife in forest reserves will also be affected:
About 38 hectares of ‘state land forest’ and forest reserves will be damaged or cleared:
Is this the future that you want?