Raya Haji Rush: Traffic on main highways out of Klang Valley remains under control

KUALA LUMPUR: Traffic on the main highways heading out of the Klang Valley remained under control on Sunday (June 16) morning as residents head to their hometowns to celebrate Hari Raya Haji which falls on Monday (June 17).

According to a spokesperson for the Malaysian Highway Authority (LLM), as of 10am, the number of vehicles on the North-South Expressway (PLUS) and the Kuala Lumpur-Karak Expressway (KLK) has increased, but traffic flow remains smooth.

The spokesperson said several smart lanes have already been activated to facilitate the journey for those returning to their hometowns.

"The activated lanes include the North-South Expressway (PLUS) from KM0.4 to KM6.0 northbound from Pandan to Kempas, from KM4.5 to KM1.9 southbound from Setia Tropika to Pasir Gudang, and from KM280 to KM276 southbound from Bandar Baru Nilai to Bandar Ainsdale.

"In addition, there were two accidents at KM438.6 southbound from Sungai Buaya to Rawang and KM407.6 southbound from Lembah Beringin to Bukit Tagar. However, no lanes were obstructed, and there was no resulting congestion," the spokesperson said when contacted by Bernama.

The public can obtain the latest traffic information via the toll-free PLUSLine at 1-800-88-0000 and the X platform @plustrafik or the LLM line at 1-800-88-7752 and the X platform @llmtrafik. – Bernama

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