JAKARTA'S GRAND NEW YEAR'S EVE: 26 ROADS TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE FOR SPECTACULAR CELEBRATIONS
Citywide traffic engineering ensures smooth flow amidst festivities on Jalan Sudirman and MH Thamrin
As the clock ticks down to welcome the year 2025, the DKI Jakarta Transportation Department is making preparations to ensure a smooth flow of traffic during the New Year's Eve celebrations. From 7:00 PM to 01:00 AM on December 31, 2024, traffic engineering measures will be implemented at 26 strategic locations across the city.
The decision to close these road sections is aimed at facilitating the festivities scheduled to take place around Jalan Sudirman and MH Thamrin. The Head of the DKI Jakarta Transportation Service, Syafrin Liputo, emphasized the necessity of these measures to support the events scheduled for New Year's Eve.
"To support the activities on New Year’s Eve, 26 road sections will be closed," stated Syafrin Liputo on Wednesday, December 27. The closures will affect various key areas, and residents and commuters are advised to plan their routes accordingly.
Here is a list of the 26 road sections that will be closed on New Year’s Eve in DKI Jakarta:
- Jalan Jenderal Sudirman (Bundaran Senayan-Bundaran Hotel Indonesia)
- Jalan MH Thamrin (Bundaran Hotel Indonesia to Patung Kuda)
- Jalan Kupingan BNI 47
- Jalan KH Mas Mansyur
- Jalan Bendungan Hilir
- Jalan Karet Pasar Baru Timur 5
- Jalan Kota Bumi
- Jalan Lambat Kupingan Semanggi (Gatot Subroto), west area of SCBD
- Jalan Baturaja
- The Slow Lane of Kupingan Semanggi (Gatot Subroto), east area of SCBD
- Jalan Imam Bonjol
- Jalan Teluk Betung
- Jalan Sumenep Tosari
- Jalan Tulodong Atas 2 (Next to CIMB)
- Landmark (Indocement)
- Jalan Setiabudi
- Jalan Kebon Kacang
- Jalan Pintu 1 Senayan
- Jalan Sunda
- Jalan Garnisun and Kolong Semanggi
- Jalan Masjid (Sampoerna)
- Jalan KH Wahid Hasyim and Jalan Majapahit
- Jalan Prof Dr Satrio
- Jalan Kebon Sirih from the west area. The east area will be closed at the Agus Salim intersection.
- Intersection of Jalan Budi Kemuliaan
- Jalan Medan Merdeka Selatan
Residents and visitors are advised to plan their journeys in advance, considering alternative routes and transportation options during the specified hours. The temporary road closures aim to ensure the safety and enjoyment of the New Year's Eve celebrations in Jakarta. Authorities will be deployed to manage traffic diversions and guide commuters to minimize inconvenience.
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