Jalan Mahmoodiah is a main road located on the western side of Johor Bahru town centre. It provides access to vehicles coming in and towards the city centre and connects them with the medical region of JB. One of the main reasons why Jalan Mahmoodiah is so important is because it connects the rest of Johor Bahru with the medical region of the city.
Located around the western area of Johor Bahru, Jalan Mahmoodiah is the main road that vehicles access in order to reach several medical centres and hospitals here. Besides that, it is used as a bypass for vehicles travelling from the west to reach the central business region of the capital heading out towards Jalan Ayer Molek.
Landmarks and Subroads
This road starts from the junction of Jalan Yahya Awal where Surau Kampung Mahmoodiah is located. It will head towards the west that will pass by branches like Lorong 1 and Jalan Mariamah. After that, Jalan Mahmoodiah will pass through Sekolah Kanak-Kanak Spastik Johor before reaching the medical region. Here, Jalan Mahmoodiah is the main road that travels around the northern boundary of the region. It will pass by the Jabatan Perubatan Forensik and Hospital Sultanah Aminah as well as the Klinik Pesakit Luar Mahmoodiah and then continuing further west. Motorists who are coming for the medical services here would need to use Jalan Mahmoodiah before branching into the smaller roads.
Jalan Petri comes in from the north and will convene with Jalan Mahmoodiah which will add on to the volume of vehicles of this road. It then passes by Kampung Mahmoodiah before this road terminates at the intersection that connects vehicles with Jalan Lingkaran Dalam, one of the longest and most important ring roads of JB.
Among the many roads in Johor Bahru, Jalan Mahmoodiah has a unique segment of users. It is mainly used by vehicles and motorists who come in from the west via Jalan Lingkaran Dalam to head on towards the central region. This means that the vehicles are mainly working and young adults. Besides that, Jalan Mahmoodiah is used by a large group of people in the medical sector largely due to the fact that it connects the rest of Johor Bahru with the medical region here. As such, the target market could be doctors and health officers as well as patients.
Jalan Mahmoodiah generally experiences moderate to peak traffic conditions throughout the day. During the morning rush hours, traffic flow here can be moderate to peak as this road while during the afternoons, Jalan Mahmoodiah is peak most of the time. It will then reduce and become moderate again around the 4pm bracket before becoming moderate again starting from 5pm onwards which is when the evening rush hour begins. On Saturdays and Sundays, the traffic condition in Jalan Mahmoodiah is generally low to moderate. It will only start to peak again at the junction connecting to Jalan Sungai Chat and Jalan Lingkaran Dalam. In fact, Jalan Sungai Chat’s traffic condition is super peak on most weekends.