The SMART highway will be closed from 11pm tomorrow night (18 Jan) to facilitate routine maintenance of the motorway tunnel system, Stormwater Management and Road Tunnel (SMART) Sdn Bhd said in a statement.

The closure will last until 6am the following day (19 Jan), opening in time for the rush hour. Motorists can call SMART Helpline at 1300-88-7188 for further info.

Meanwhile, PLUS in a statement announced that the Ulu Bernam R&R area at Km 298.8 of the North South Expressway will be closed today between 8am and 5pm for maintenance. Highway users are advised to instead use the Behrang R&R (Km 382.2) or the big Tapah rest area (Km 331.2), both southbound from Ipoh. PLUSLine’s number is 1800-88-0000.