Toll rebates and discounts of between five and 37.5% are to be had on 24 expressways during this Chinese New Year, reports Bernama.

Expressways under PLUS would be giving a 20% rebate this Thursday and February 15, and a 30% rebate this Sunday, according to Works Minister Datuk Seri Shaziman Abu Mansor. He added that other highways are giving between 15 and 37.5% discounts from or on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

Shaziman asked contractors to stop construction tasks along highways except for critical works to avoid congestion and in support of Ops Selamat, which began yesterday and will go on until February 17.

He also asked concessionaires to increase the frequency of patrols along expressways and to alert users on congestion, amongst other information.