Heavy rain causes road to collapse in Ranau

KOTA KINABALU: Heavy rains caused a section of main road in Ranau to collapse on Wednesday (Jan 4), causing road closure and motorists being rerouted to an alternative route.

The Ranau district Public Works Department (PWD) has issued a statement informing the temporary road closure at Jalan Kota Kinabalu-Sandakan, Ranau (Jalan Riverside) at Kilometre 109.378.

“The section is closed immediately for all vehicles as the continuous downpour caused sewer failure and a collapsed road section, endangering motorists.

“Motorists can use the alternative route through Jalan Sinarut Baru Togudon Baru (accessible for small vehicles).

“Please abide by the directive to avoid untoward incidents,” the statement read.