横跨柔佛海峡的一座大桥，坐落于新加坡的大士（Tuas）和马来西亚柔佛州西南部振林山（Gelang Patah）的丹戎古邦（Tanjong Kupang）之间。
A bridge that spans the Strait of Johor and connects Tuas in Singapore to Tanjong Kupang, Gelang Patah in southwestern Johor, Malaysia.
The Mandarin term “新马第二通道” is a paraphrase of the English term “Malaysia-Singapore Second Link” (also known as Second Link/Tuas Second Link) or “Singapore’s Second Link with Johor”.
The dual-three lane bridge is 1.918 km long and 30.1 m wide. 1.768 km of the bridge runs over Malaysian waters while 0.701 km of the bridge crosses Singapore waters.
The agreement to construct the Second Link was signed in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 22 March 1994 by then Singapore’s Acting Minister of National Development Lim Hng Kiang and Malaysia's Minister for Works Dato Leo Moggie. Construction of the bridge began in October 1994 and it was open to traffic at 10 am on 2 January 1998. An opening ceremony was held on 18 April 1998, which was attended by Goh Chok Tong (then Prime Minister of Singapore) and Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad (then Malaysian Prime Minister).
The Second Link was constructed to address the problem of traffic congestion at the Woodlands Checkpoint (also known as “the Causeway”).
Singapore began collecting tolls from motorists departing from and arriving in Singapore via the Second Link. When the tolls were first imposed, heavy vehicles entering and leaving during peak hours had to pay a toll of $12 each way. The rate for vans and small lorries was $6, while the rate for cars was $2.50. Currently, the peak hour rate is $11.30 for heavy vehicles, $5.60 for vans and small lorries, and $2.10 for cars.
Singapore and Malaysia announced the removal of toll charges for motorcycles at the Second Link, which is undoubtedly good news for motorcyclists travelling between the two countries. The news was welcomed by motorcyclists, but there were worries that it would result in increased traffic at the Second Link. (Lianhe Zaobao, 2/1/2019)
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