Optimizing your Hari Raya travel plans: SmartLanes activation and toll-free dates

Published by on . Updated on 3 Apr 2024

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With the Hari Raya Aidilfitri holidays approaching, PLUS Malaysia is gearing up to ensure smoother travels for highway users. The highway concessionaire has announced the activation of additional SmartLanes along the North-South Expressway (NSE) to accommodate the anticipated increase in traffic during the festive season.

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SmartLanes Activation

During this period, a total of 18 SmartLanes will be operational on the NSE, strategically distributed across the northern, central, and southern regions. Motorists can expect three SmartLanes in the northern region, nine in the central region, and six in the southern region. Detailed locations can be found in the accompanying images.

Toll-Free Dates

In further facilitation of holiday travel, the Ministry of Works has declared toll-free days on April 8 and 9, 2024. Works Minister Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi announced this decision following a Cabinet meeting in February. The toll exemption will be in effect from 12:01 am on Monday, April 8, until 11:59 pm on Tuesday, April 9.

This toll waiver applies exclusively to Class 1 vehicles (private vehicles) at all toll plazas except those situated at national borders, such as the Tol Bangunan Sultan Iskandar (BSI) and the Plaza Tol Tanjung Kupang (Linkedua – Second Link).

Expected Peak Traffic Periods

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Red: Peak traffic dates. Green: Hari Raya

The dates 5,6,9,12,13, & 14 April are expected to have peak traffic and travelers are advised to plan their travel beforehand with SmartLanes activation and toll-free days in place, highway authorities are committed to facilitating safe and efficient travels for all during the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations. Stay informed, plan ahead, and enjoy a smooth journey this festive season.

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