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Road closure in KL this Sunday for Thaipusam and Nike Run


This Sunday, there will be several roads in Kuala Lumpur which would be closed in order to make way for the Nike We Run KL 2015 event and the Thaipusam chariot procession.

According to the The Star, Mohd Nadzri Hussain, Chief ACP of KL Traffic Police said in a media statement that the roads which will be closed are;
Jalan Petaling, Jalan Maharajalela, Jalan Kinabalu, Jalan Hishamuddin, 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. 
The roads will be closed from 5am to 10am on Sunday, 2 February 2015.

Meanwhile, for the Thaipusam chariot procession, the road will be closed in stages from 1 February (Sunday) to 4 February (Wednesday) 2015.

On 1 February 2015, the procession would start at 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 and Jalan Ipoh Batu 5, to Batu Caves.

Then, on 4 February 2015, the roads will be closed again for the return procession which starts at the Sri Subramaniam Temple in Batu Caves and proceeding 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 and Jalan Sultan, Jalan Hang Kasturi, Jalan Hang Lekir, to the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in Jalan Tun H.S Lee.

(Photo source: holidaybays.com)

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