KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 17 — Kuala Lumpur-Karak (KLK) and East Coast Expressway Phase 1 (LPT1) concessionare, ANIH Berhad today issued a travel time advisory for East Coast expressway users in conjunction with the polling day for the 15th general election (GE15) from November 18 to November 20.
In a statement today, ANIH Berhad said users from Kuala Lumpur/Selangor heading towards Pahang, Terengganu and Kelantan will have two time options to enter the highway.
Those travelling to Pahang are advised to enter the highway either from 10am to 2pm, or 8pm to 11pm while those heading towards Terengganu and Kelantan may enter from 6am to 10am, or 5pm to 8pm.
For other destinations, users can enter the highway from midnight to 6am.
As for the return journey to Klang Valley on November 20, the concessionaire suggests a travel schedule from Pahang (6am to 10am), Terengganu (8am to 11am), Kelantan (6pm to 8pm), and other destinations (midnight to 6am).
There is also a second option for highway users entering Klang Valley from Pahang (7pm to 10pm). Terengganu (8pm to 10pm), and Kelantan (10pm to midnight).
“Light vehicles should avoid entering the Gombak toll plaza during the travel hours for express buses to the East Coast (9.30am to noon, and 9.30pm to midnight),” the statement said.
In addition, highway users are also advised to use the same payment mode when entering and exiting the expressway, for example, if using a Touch ‘N Go (TnG) card when entering the expressway, the user must use the TnG to make an exit payment to facilitate travel.