Stretching 26.3 km long, the longest bridge in Southeast Asia, Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Bridge (SHOAS), can now be accessed by foreign vehicles with a weight limit below 3,500 kg.
According to SHOAS Bridge Committee co-managed by the Ministry of Transport and Infocommunications and the Ministry of Development in Brunei, private and commercial foreign vehicles in class II and V with a weight above 3,500 kg are prohibited from using the bridge except for foreign registered vehicles in I, III, IV, VI, and XII classes which are similar to Brunei vehicles. Foreign vehicles that surpass the weight limit are urged to use the AH150 road through Limbang.
Road users are also urged to obey the speed limit of 100 km per hour for normal vehicles and 80 km per hour for commercial vehicles.
Furthermore, the public is informed that the Public Works Department (JKR) is responsible for the management and maintenance of the use of the bridge, with the cooperation of agencies that prioritises security and safety.
Sabahans and Sarawakians can now easily travel across Brunei Bay as the SHOAS Bridge spans from Temburong District to Bandar Seri Begawan.