Kuala Lumpur, 4 August 2014 – 21 roads in Kuala Lumpur will be closed in phases from 7:30pm until 11:00pm on Saturday, 9 August 2014 for the Energizer Night Race 2014. Jalan Raja (From Jalan Leboh Pasar Besar to Jalan Tun Perak), which is the main road used in preparations for the Energizer Night Race will be closed starting from 8 August, 8.00pm until 10 August, 6.00am.
The Kuala Lumpur Traffic Police and the organisers of the Energizer Night Race 2014 highly recommend that the public use alternative routes or public transportation during these hours to access the city centre.
The road closure details are also available in Energizer Night Race 2014 official website: https://energizer.com.my/nightrace/
Alternative routes to city centre
Vehicles travelling from Kajang may access to the city centre by using Jalan Loke Yew, Jalan Tun Razak, and Jalan Sultan Ismail. Vehicles from Seremban Highway may opt to travel through Jalan Tun Razak, Sungai Besi roundabout and Jalan Sultan Ismail. Vehicles from Setapak may access the city centre via Jalan Tun Razak. Vehicles from Kepong could take Jalan Sultan Ismail as alternative route.
A total of 150 traffic policemen and 50 enforcement officers will be deployed to control traffic; 200 route marshals, 10 mobile marshals, and 10 ambulances will be stationed along the race route to assist and ensure participant safety on race day.
Public transportation – available options
Dataran Merdeka is also accessible by Light Rail Transit (LRT). The nearest LRT station is STAR line and PUTRA line’s Masjid Jamek station, approximately 8 minutes walking distance from Dataran Merdeka.
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