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Southern tollways operators prepare for Undas


SLEX (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

SLEX (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

Skyway O&M Corporation (SOMCO), Manila Toll Expressway System, Inc. (MATES)  and Star Tollway Corporation (STC), operators of Skyway System, South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) and Star Tollway, respectively,  expect tollway northbound (NB) and southbound (SB) traffic to build up on Friday night, Oct. 28,  the whole day of Oct. 29 and, on Sunday afternoon Nov. 1.  At the Skyway System,  the toll plazas with high traffic at include the Main Toll Plaza, Dona Soledad, Dr. A. Santos, Alabang and NAIAEx on the elevated section;  and C5, Nichols, Merville,   NB/SB exits in Bicutan and Sucat; and on  Alabang and South Station on the at-grade section. At SLEX,  Filinvest NB Exit/SB Entry, Susana Heights NB, Carmona NB/SB,  SB Exit plazas of Mamplasan, Sta. Rosa, Eton and Cabuyao, NB/SB Exits of Calamba and Greenfields, are expected to be very busy.  Meanwhile, at the Star Tollway,  motorists may experience queueing at the toll plazas of Sto. Tomas, Tanauan, Malvar, Balete, Lipa, Ibaan and Batangas City.

From Oct. 28 until Nov. 2,  when many motorists may opt to travel to avoid the Nov. 1 rush,  SOMCO,  MATES and STC  will further intensify their  patrol operations and motorist assistance effort and  closely coordinate with the concerned  PNP-HPG units and the local police to deter lawless activities. The AAP (Automobile Assn of the Philippines) and the PTS Towing Services and Lifeline Rescue will be posted at strategic locations of the Southern Toll Roads round-the-clock, to promptly respond to any emergency.

For traffic updates, follow @officialSLEX and @SkywaySOMCO on twitter.

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