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Road closures have been announced for the Standard Chartered KL Marathon 2017 that happens this Sunday, May 21. The arrangement is almost identical to last year, with the Duta-Ulu Klang Expressway (DUKE) and Ampang-Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway (AKLEH) being the main highways closed.

All lanes of the DUKE in the west-bound direction will be closed from 2:30am to 11:30am, while AKLEH will be shut down in its entirety from 1:30am to 10:30am. A stretch of the Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR2) connecting the two highways will also be closed from 4:30am to 9:30am.

Other closures include a 3:30am to 10:30am shutdown on Jalan Raja Laut, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Jalan Raja Chulan, Jalan Dang Wangi, Jalan Ampang, Jalan Perak, Jalan P. Ramlee, Jalan Tun Razak, Jalan Jelatek (until 9:30) and Jalan Kuching towards the Segambut roundabout. Part of Jalan Kuching from Lebuhraya Sultan Iskandar (Persiaran Mahameru) to Jalan Parlimen will also be closed until 11:30am.

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Meanwhile, Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman will be closed from 12am to 10am, as will Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim (Jalan Duta) and Lebuhraya Sultan Iskandar from 2am to 12:30pm, and Jalan Sultan Salahuddin from 2:30am to 10:30am. Also closed will be Jalan Parlimen from Bank Negara to Jalan Tanglin from 3am to 11am, and from Bank Negara to Lebuhraya Sultan Iskandar from 4:30am to 12:30am.

A 4:30am to 10:30am closure will affect the Segambut roundabout, Jalan Langgak Tunku (until 11:30am), Jalan Tunku, Jalan Tun Ismail, Jalan Damansara (until 12:30pm) and Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin (until 12:30pm). Jalan Tanglin will be closed from 5am to 11 am, Jalan Lembah from 6am to 11 am, the Sultan Hishamuddin roundabout from 12am to 11:30am and Jalan Kinabalu from 12am to 2:30 pm.

Lastly, Jalan Raja will be closed starting this Friday at 8pm, only reopening on Sunday at 2:30pm. As usual, commuters are advised to use public transport to get around the city on race day.