KUALA LUMPUR – Several roads around the SMART Tunnel will be closed from 11pm on Saturday (April 14) and expected to be reopened to road users at 8am Sunday (April 15) in conjunction with the Viper Tunnel Challenge 2018.
Syarikat Mengurus Air Banjir and Terowong Sdn Bhd (SMART), in a statement Thursday (April 12), said the closure of several roads and entrance to the highway, included the stretch of Jalan Imbi in front of Berjaya Times Square while the opposite lane from Jalan Imbi to Jalan Sultan Ismail will be opened as usual.
“In addition, the road closure will include the entrance to Jalan Kampung Pandan through the traffic light intersection at Jalan Imbi and Jalan Sultan Ismail and the entrance to Jalan Kampung Pandan via Jalan Barat.
“This closure also involves the entrance to Jalan Kampung Pandan via Jalan Changkat Thambi Dollah and the entrance to Jalan Sultan Ismail from the Kampung Pandan roundabout. Vehicles will be diverted to Jalan Davis while the route in Kampung Pandan roundabout will be opened as usual,” said the statement.
Meanwhile, SMART advised the public to use alternative routes throughout the closure period.
“For further information, road users can visit the SMART website at www.smarttunnel.com.my or the SMART Tunnel facebook and Twitter @Smarttunnel or contact the free toll line 1300-88-7188 for any enquiry,” said the statement.
The Viper Tunnel Challenge 2018 , which will involve 4,000 participants, is the first such race to be held in the longest multi-purpose tunnel in South-East Asia. – BERNAMA