Temporary Closure of Ipoh Right Lane KM273.3 to KM272.2 Northbound
PLUS Malaysia Berhad (PLUS) wishes to alert all highway customers travelling northbound to drive with care as the right lane from KM273.3 and KM272.2 between the Ipoh South and Ipoh North Interchange on the North-South Expressway (NSE) has been closed temporarily for urgent maintenance works due to a sinkhole detected this morning.
The PLUSRonda team detected the sinkhole during their regular patrolling at 7:44 am and acted to close the lane temporarily for the safety of highway customers.
At present, only one sinkhole was detected, however PLUS shall continue to monitor the surrounding areas as a precautionary safety measure. Highway customers are advised to drive cautiously and follow all traffic alert signages at the area.
The left lane on the stretch will be fully opened after the maintenance works are completed and is verified safe for highway customers’ usage.
Traffic updates will be posted on the PLUS website, www.plus.com and social media platforms including Twitter PLUSTrafik, PLUS Malaysia Facebook as well as the PLUS App and PLUS electronic signages located at strategic sites along the highway.