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Seven roads in Batu Caves space closed for Thaipusam – site visitors diversion for 23 roads in KL metropolis centre

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Seven roads in Batu Caves area closed for Thaipusam – traffic diversion for 23 roads in KL city centre

In the event you’re driving round or heading into the Batu Caves space over the following few days, be ready to make use of different routes on your journey. That’s as a result of seven roads within the space will probably be closed till Saturday, January 27, along side Thaipusam celebrations.

The street closures, which started from 10pm yesterday, had been introduced by the police. In line with Selangor police chief Datuk Hussein Omar Khan, the transfer is to cut back site visitors congestion in anticipation of two million guests anticipated to converge to the Sri Subramaniar Swamy Temple in Batu Caves through the competition interval.

The routes that will probably be closed are:

  • The intersection of Jalan Bunga Raya resulting in Jalan Batu Caves
  • The site visitors mild at Jalan Stesen (Batu Caves bypass)
  • The slip street from Batu Caves roundabout (MRR2) heading to Batu Caves temple
  • The exit from Gombak (MRR2) heading to Batu Caves temple
  • The intersection at Jalan SBC8 / Jalan Lama Batu Caves
  • Jalan Perusahaan heading to Batu Caves temple
  • The site visitors mild intersection at Sri Batu Caves heading to MRR2 (close to the Shell station)

“Motorists are suggested to plan their journey and use another route (to Batu Caves) and to park their automobiles at designated parking areas in permitted areas. The general public can also be inspired to make use of public transport following the free fares offered by Fast KL and commuter trains from January 24 to 25 as introduced by the federal government,” he mentioned.

Seven roads in Batu Caves area closed for Thaipusam – traffic diversion for 23 roads in KL city centre

He mentioned {that a} whole of 1,600 policemen have been assigned for the Thaipusam celebration to make sure the celebration proceeds easily, the New Straits Instances experiences. A number of static management centres have additionally been set as much as facilitate guests to acquire companies and make police experiences.

He added that the unauthorised use of drones on the Sri Subramaniar Swamy temple space through the Thaipusam celebration is strictly prohibited, and that policemen will probably be stationed within the space to observe the scenario. He mentioned these meaning to function drones within the space should acquire prior approval from the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM).

In the meantime, a complete of 23 roads across the capital will probably be closed and diverted in phases at 9pm tonight (January 23) to facilitate the chariot procession on a number of important roads and streets within the metropolis centre.

Kuala Lumpur police chief Datuk Allaudeen Abdul Majid mentioned the roads concerned embrace Jalan Tun H.S. Lee, Jalan Sultan, Jalan Tan Cheng Lock, Jalan Pudu, Jalan Tun Perak, Jalan Leboh Ampang, Jalan Munshi Abdullah, Dang Wangi, Jalan Raja Laut, Jalan Belia, Jalan Sri Amar, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Jalan Tun Razak, Jalan Perhentian, Jalan Ipoh Lama (Batu Lima), Jalan Ipoh (Kuala Lumpur) and Jalan Salah.

He mentioned the procession would make the return journey on Friday (January 26) at 3pm by way of the identical roads, which is able to then be re-opened in phases.

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