Heavy traffic at Gombak toll plaza heading east, slow on other highways


  • Nation
  • Saturday, 24 Jun 2017

The traffic situation at Gombak toll plaza heading to Bentong at noon June 24

KUALA LUMPUR: Traffic flow along several major highways continues at a slow pace as of noon Saturday, the eve of Hari Raya.

A spokesman from Malaysian Highway Authority (LLM) said traffic congestion had worsened in the Gombak area towards Bentong.

A contraflow has been activated from Km57 till Km59 to ease the congestion.

Star Media Radio Traffic @mytraffic said at 5pm there is a 4km crawl after the Gombak toll plaza heading to Genting Sempah and after the tunnel to Lentang.

A PLUS spokesman said traffic remained slow-moving northbound from Rawang to Bukit Beruntung, Bukit Beruntung to Lembah Beringin and Behrang to Gopeng.

It was also slow from Jelapang to Sungai Perak, Kuala Kangsar to Changkat Jering and Bukit Berapitto Bukit Beruntung.

South-bound traffic was reported to be slow from Seramban to Pedas Linggi. Other routes are under control.  Bernama.

 

Earlier report

PETALING JAYA: Slow traffic is reported on all major highways on Saturday morning as people rush back to their hometowns on the eve of Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations.

As of 9am, PLUS Highway on its twitter account (@plustrafik) said that northbound traffic was slow due to a heavier volume of vehicles.

Slow moving traffic is reported from Meru heading towards North Ipoh, and from Jelapang to the Sungai Perak rest area.

Traffic is also heavy after the Menora Tunnel heading towards Kuala Kangsar and from Bukit Berapit to the Bukit Gantang rest area.

Traffic is also reported to be a slow from Gopeng to Simpang Pulai.

The Malaysian Highway Authority (LLM) also reported on its Twitter account (@LLMinfotrafik) of slow moving traffic from Putra Mahkota to Nilai and from the Seremban rest area to Seremban.

Meanwhile, the East Coast Expressway on its Twitter handle (@LPTTrafik) is reporting congestion before the Gombak toll plaza heading towards Kuantan, Bukit Tinggi and Bentong.

Waze is also reporting a one hour delay at the Jalan Central Spine road in Kuala Lipis.

At the Kuala Lumpur – Karak Expressway, Waze is reporting at least a two hour delay due to heavy traffic.

Southbound traffic is also reported to be slow from Senawang to Hentian Senawang.

PLUS also reported of an accident heading towards Ayer Hitam to Yong Peng.

Congestion is also reported along the Second Link Expressway at the Tanjung Kupang checkpoint in Gelang Patah.


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