Traffic into Kuala Lumpur building up after Hari Raya

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  • Sunday, 10 Jul 2016


KUALA LUMPUR: Traffic into Kuala Lumpur is moving slowly this Sunday as people begin returning to the city following the Hari Raya holidays.

It was reported that there is a five-kilometre jam on the East Coast Highway 1 (LPT 1) leading up to the Gombak Toll Plaza.

"The traffic is also slow moving from Lanchang heading to Karak, Karak Toll to Bentong, and Bentong to Bukit Tinggi," said a Malaysian Traffic Authority spokesman contacted by Bernama.

He added that traffic along the LPT2 route in both directions was still under control and smooth flowing.

Meanwhile, PLUS Malaysia Berhad said on its official Twitter account that several routes along the North-South Highway (PLUS) were slow moving; from Bertam heading to Sungai Dua, Jawi to Bandar Cassia, Bukit Merah to Bandar Baharu and Kuala Kangsar to the Tunnel.

Traffic was also reported to be slow moving from Bukit Beruntung to Rawang, Tapah to Bidor, Bidor to Sungkai and Slim River.

The traffic was also slow from Jelapang to Simpang Pulai layby, from Gopeng to Simpang Pulai and Gopeng to Tapah.

It also said that traffic was slow moving in the south from Bandar Ainsdale to Nilai due to an accident at Km268.8 northbound, adding that works to remove the vehicles had been completed.

PLUS added that traffic was also slow moving from Air Hitam heading to Sedenak, Simpang Ampat to Pedas Linggi, Senawang to Port Dickson, from Seremban towards the Seremban R and R due to the high volume of vehicles. - Bernama

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