Parts of NLEX impassable due to typhoon Ulysses

Updated Nov 12, 2020 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

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The unfortunate wrath of Typhoon Ulysses hit parts of Luzon on November 11 and has devastated many Filipino families. As of this writing, Typhoon Ulysses is now in the vicinity of southwestern Nueva Ecija and is moving northwestward at 25 km/h.

Since Typhoon Ulysses continues to bring strong winds and rainfall, the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) Corporation decided to temporarily close some of its toll plazas for safety. Here is the complete of impassable toll plazas for all classes as of 10:10 a.m. of November 12, 2020:

  • Bocaue Northbound before the interchange up to Tambobong
  • Marilao Northbound
  • Balagtas Southbound entry

Meanwhile, the rest of NLEX and the whole stretch of Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) are still passable as per NLEX Corporation. There are patrol crews and traffic enforcers that are deployed by the toll operator to assist motorists.

NLEX Live Feed Nov. 12

NLEX Update as of 10:30 a.m. of November 12, 2020

NLEX Corporation said that all customer service centers and RFID installation sites are temporarily closed for safety reasons. For those who wish to avail of an Easytrip RFID sticker, NLEX Corporation is now requiring an online appointment. The registration can be found on Easytrip’s official website.

To stay updated, motorists can visit NLEX Corporation’s Facebook page. This will help them as traffic updates and live streaming feeds are shared by the toll operator from time to time.

NLEX Live Feed Nov. 12

NLEX Update as of 10:30 a.m. of November 12, 2020

On the other hand, South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) said that most of its toll roads are still passable. However, due to some toll roads that have knee-deep floods, some lanes are temporarily closed.  With this being said, expect heavy expect along the expressway.

SLEX added that Autosweep RFID installation is also temporarily closed from November 11 (Wednesday) at 6 p.m. to November 13 (Friday) at 6 a.m. due to Typhoon Ulysses.  

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Rex Sanchez

Rex Sanchez

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Rex started off his career in the aviation industry before entering Philkotse as a staff writer. Two things excite him the most: first is staying up to speed with the latest news in the industry that uses engines as their heart and soul. The second is imparting them in a well-detailed manner. His passion for anything with wheels started when he was young – from Tamiyas to family-friendly sedans, and anything in between.

Someday, Rex only wishes to drive on random highways with friends in a third-gen Mitsubishi Delica with aftermarket sunroofs, if he couldn’t get the Starwagon Super Exceed edition.

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