Road users entering East Coast Expressway 2 advised to stop at any R&R due to floods (updated)


PETALING JAYA: Travellers have been advised to plan their journey as part of the East Coast Expressway Phase 1 (ECE 1) between Sri Jaya and Gambang has flooded.

“Currently, all LPT2 stretches between Kuala Terengganu and Jabor are still accessible.

“However, as LPT2 is connected to ECE, customers who have entered the East Coast Expressway 2 (LPT2) are strongly advised to stop at any of the rest and service areas (R&Rs) provided.

"At the same time, they must ensure that they adhere with all standard operating procedures (SOP) in line with the Health Ministry and the National Security Council guidelines," said East Coast 2 Expressway (LPT2) business manager Roszi Ibrahim in a statement on Sunday (Jan 3).

Roszi said that various facilities are still available for road users at LPT2 R&Rs, such as at Perasing and Paka, including food stalls, restrooms, and surau before they continue their journey once the flood has receded.

He also noted that those who are heading to Terengganu or Kelantan from the Klang Valley are advised to stop at Temerloh R&R at ECE 1 before continuing their journey.

"At the same time, the public is advised to obtain the latest information on traffic conditions including the latest flood situation through the LPT2 Facebook page or contact LPT2Line at 1800-88-0220 or ECE helpline 1700-81-8700, LPTTrafik twitter or the East Coast Expressway Facebook page," he said.

"LPT2 prays for a safe journey of all customers and will take the necessary actions to take good care of customers every step of the way," added Roszi.

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