KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 22 — The KL-Kuala Selangor (LATAR) Expressway will be closed temporary to all traffic on 25 September, this Sunday, from 3.00am to 1.00pm to make way for the cycling event, LATAR 99km Healthy Ride.
The cycling route will be along the full-length of the expressway on both sides from the Taman Rimba Templer interchange to the other end at the Ijok interchange and also along a 30-km stretch of adjoining rural roads.
Motorists are advised to use alternative routes to continue on their journey and to follow traffic instructions by event marshals when travelling along the stretches of the affected rural roads.
LATAR Chief Operating Officer Ahmad Fuad Ahmad Shahimi hoped motorists would bear with the temporary inconvenience caused by the closure of the highway for about 10 hours and a shorter period on the affected roads.
He said LATAR has the assistance of Traffic Police to help monitor smooth traffic flow especially along the affected rural roads.
Temporary closure on part of FT54 and FT5 (from 7.00am — 10.00am) On the event day, the Federal Route (FT54) Jalan Kuala Selangor-Kepong from Ijok Interchange towards Simpang Tiga Assam Jawa will be closed temporarily between 7.00am and 10.00am to facilitate the movement of riders heading towards Jalan Simpang Tiga Jeram.
However, only partial closure (on the left side of the road) will affect Federal Route 5 (FR5) Jalan Klang-Teluk Intan from Simpang Tiga Assam Jawa to Simpang Tiga Jeram for the riders to race into Jalan Lambourne, Jalan Balai Raya, Jalan Merbau heading to Jalan Parit Mahang and to re-enter the LATAR Expressway via Ijok Interchange.
Alternatives roads Directions Alternatives roads Ijok to Kuala Selangor Jalan Bukit Badong towards Jalan Rawang — Bestari Jaya and take Jalan Klang — Teluk Intan to reach Kuala Selangor town or vice-versa. (refers to attached road map) Klang and Kuala Selangor via Jalan Rawang- Bestari Jaya in Kuala Selangor to Ijok town and proceed to Jalan Bukit Badong to reach Ijok town The LATAR 99km Healthy Ride on the Kuala Lumpur-Kuala Selangor expressway will be the first such event for cyclists to enjoy the smooth ride over undulating terrains on the well-paved expressway of LATAR. — Bernama
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