Road closures throughout Miri city centre on Dec 2 for Christmas Parade

Road closure sign (file photo).

MIRI, Nov 29: Several roads in the city centre will be closed to traffic on Dec 2 to accommodate the Christmas Parade celebration, according to Miri OCPD ACP Alexson Naga Chabu.

In a statement, ACP Alexson outlined the affected roads as Jalan Kipas/Bulatan Kipas, Merpati road junction, Jalan Persekutuan/Jalan Sylvia, Jalan Post/Jalan Sylvia, and Ambank traffic light. These roads will be closed from 4.30pm.

Additionally, some roads will be diverted starting from 4.30pm, as mentioned by Alexson.

The affected routes include Jalan Merdu (diverted to Jalan Bintang Jaya 5), Jalan Sylvia’s Traffic light (diverted to Jalan Brooke), Jalan Brooke’s traffic light (diverted to Jalan Kingsway), Jalan Kingsway’s traffic light (diverted to Jalan Padang), Jalan Melayu/Jalan Kingsway (diverted to Jalan Cina), Bulatan Kenyalang to Jalan Bendahara and Jalan High Street, Jalan Nakhoda Gampar’s traffic light (diverted to Jalan Permaisuri), and Jalan Merbau’s traffic light (Mega Hotel) (diverted to Jalan Masjid).

Sarawak Premier Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Abang Johari Tun Openg is expected to attend the parade.

Attendees of the Christmas parade are advised to park their vehicles at car parks adjacent to SK Bintang, Miri Indoor Stadium, and Miri Stadium parking lots. — DayakDaily