She said the Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) had received the petition from residents and it would be up to them to make recommendations to the state regarding this matter.
“They should submit a paper to be tabled at the state exco meeting,” said Wong, adding that if land acquisition was an option, the council should discuss who should bear the cost of acquisition and compensation.
Representatives from various residents associations in the area had on Tuesday handed over a petition with more than 11,000 signatures to the council to call for the road to remain open.
The council had discussed the matter during the traffic and infrastructure sub-committee meeting recently but has yet to make an announcement on the outcome.
“We’re are now exploring all options that will benefit the residents,” said Wong.
Spokesmen from Highway concessionaires PLUS and Sprint have said that they have no expansion plans for their respective parts of the highway in the area.