Road Closure in KL in Conjunction with Nike We Run KL 2015 and Thaipusam

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Road Closure in KL in Conjunction with Nike We Run KL 2015 and Thaipusam

Beginning Sunday (1 February) several roads around the city will be closed to accommodate the Nike We Run KL 2015 event and the Thaipusam festival chariot procession.

A media statement by the Kuala Lumpur Traffic Police chief ACP Mohd Nadzri Hussain said that roads will be closed from 5am to 10am on the 1st of February to accommodate the run. The roads affected are Jalan Petaling, Jalan Maharajalela, Jalan Kinabalu, Jalan Hishamudin, Jalan Raja, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Jalan Dang Wangi, Jalan Ampang, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Jalan P. Ramlee, Jalan Raja Chulan, Jalan Perak, Jalan Kuching, Jalan Loke Yew, Cheras Roundabout (U-turn), Dewan Bahasa Roundabout and Stadium Merdeka.

For the Thaipusam chariot procession, roads will be closed in stages from February 1-4. According to the statement, the procession will begin on February 1 at the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in Jalan Tun H.S. Lee and proceed along Jalan Sultan, Jalan Pudu, Jalan Tun Perak, Leboh Ampang, Jalan Ampang, Jalan Munshi Abdullah, Jalan Dang Wangi, past Sogo, Jalan Raja Laut, Jalan Sri Amar, Jalan Tun Razak (the U-turn in front of the Fire and Rescue Station), Jalan Ipoh (Jalan Salleh), Jalan Kovil Hilir, Lorong Kovil Hulu, Jalan Perhentian, Jalan Ipoh, Jalan Ipoh Batu 5 and to Batu Caves.

Several roads will also be closed for the return of the chariot procession on February 4. This will start at the Sri Subramaniam Temple in Batu Caves and proceed along Jalan Ipoh Batu 5, Jalan Ipoh, Jalan Perhentian, Lorong Kovil Hulu, Jalan Kovil Hilir, Jalan Tun Razak, Jalan Ipoh, Jalan Raja Laut, Jalan Dang Wangi, Jalan Munshi Abdullah, Jalan Ampang, Leboh Ampang, Jalan Tun Perak, Jalan Sultan, Jalan Hang Kasturi, Jalan Hang Lekir and to the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in Jalan Tun H.S. Lee.

Story from: Bernama

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