Is it just us, or does it feel like an election is coming? Regardless, the Government has announced a kind gesture not just for those heading back to their hometowns this Hari Raya but also for those staying back in Kuala Lumpur.
Between the 30th of May to the 1st of May and the 7th of May to the 8th of May, interstate highway users will enjoy toll-free drives. This will take effect from midnight (30th April) to 11:59 pm (1st May) and midnight (7th May) to 11:59 pm (8th May). The highways involved are:
North-South ExpresswayNorth-South Expressway Central Link (Elite)Seremban – Port Dickson Expressway (SPDH)Butterworth – Kulim Expressway (BKE)Malaysia – Singapore Second Link Expressway (Linkedua)Penang BridgeEast Coast Expressway (LPT 1 & LPT 2)KL – Karak Expressway (KLK)
For those who will be staying back in Kuala Lumpur to enjoy the less congested roads, fret not; we’ve not been forgotten as most major highways will be giving out 50% discounts on toll charges. These include:
Damansara – Puchong Expressway (LDP)Sungai Besi Expressway (Besraya)New Pantai Expressway (NPE)Ampang – KL Elevated Highway (AKLEH)KL – Putrajaya Expressway (MEX)Duta – Ulu Kelang Expressway (DUKE)Shah Alam Expressway (KESAS)Cheras – Kajang Expressway (Grand Saga)
Toll charges on certain highways will also be reduced by 30% and they include:
Storm Management and Road Tunnel (SMART)Guthrie Corridor ExpresswayKL – Kuala Selangor Expressway (LATAR)Butterworth Outer Ring Road (LLB)Kemuning – Shah Alam Expressway (LKSA)Kajang Dispersal Link Expressway (SILK)Sultan Abdul Halim Muad’zam Shah BridgeSouth Klang Valley ExpresswaySPRINTKajang – Seremban Expressway (LEKAS)New North Klang Straits Bypass (Grand Sepadu)Senai – Desaru Expressway (SDE)West Coast Expressway (WCE)
The toll-free and discounts on toll charges are applicable to all vehicle classes.