|Main Bazaar Road in 1975|
Note the large green space between the two-way street. Seen are the students of BGSS (Bintulu Government Secondary School) during the Prophet Mohammad's Birthday parade around the town.
The wooden shophouses are made of belian posts, beams and roofing of belian shingles.
Overhead electric posts are gradually replaced with underground cabling.
|Main Bazaar Road today, 23 December, 2013.|
The road is now turned into a 3-lane one-way street.
Permanent reinforced concrete four storey buildings replaced old wooden shophouses and ample car parking spaces are provided on the roadsides. Parking are now charged at hourly rate of 50 sen per hour.