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Expect Heavy Traffic On Roads As School Term Holidays Start

Expect Heavy Traffic On Roads As School Term Holidays Start

The traffic congestion is expected to last until midnight.

Adeline Leong

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Expect a lot of cars on the road over the long weekend because it’s the start of the school term holidays too.

New Straits Times reported that traffic on highways swelled considerably yesterday (4 June) and traffic was also heavy entering Kuala Lumpur.

A Malaysian Highway Authority spokesman said bumper-to-bumper traffic was reported on the following North-South Expressway (PLUS) northbound routes:

  • Slim River to Sungkai
  • Tapah to Gopeng
  • Rawang Selatan to the Rawang lay-by
  • Sungai Buloh to Sungai Buaya
  • Ipoh to Sungai Perak
  • Kuala Kangsar to Changkat Jering
  • Bandar Baharu to Jawi
  • Permatang Pauh to Sungai Dua
  • Permatang Pauh to Juru
  • Juru Auto City to Juru toll plaza
  • Ipoh to Simpang Pulai

For Southbound routes, major congestion was reported from:

  • Skudai to Senai
  • Sedenak to Simpang Renggam
  • Kajang to Nilai
  • Seremban to Senawang
  • Ayer Keroh to Jasin
  • Yong Peng to Yong Peng Utara
  • Simpang Renggam to Machap R&R

The spokesman added that traffic on the Kuala Lumpur-Karak highway was choked from Genting Sempah to Bukit Tinggi, and before the Gombak toll plaza heading to Kuantan.

The congestion was expected to last until midnight. The traffic for north, south and east coast routes is also expected to be congested from 9.30am to late evening.

On 6 June, the gridlock is predicted in the north, south and eastern routes towards Kuala Lumpur city centre. The forecast is based on traffic congestion trends during holidays.

Heavy traffic was reported on the Federal Highway, Jalan Bangsar to the city centre, Jalan Kuching and Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman.

For more traffic info, head over to LLM Trafik’s Twitter.


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