ROADS will be closed throughout the Kuta tourist area tomorrow, New Year’s Eve (31st December) from 4pm. In addition, Brimob troops and police will be deployed to keep the area secure at special points around the sure-to-be-busy zone. Kuta beach is a famous spot for many tourists and locals to see in the New Year.
First, all parked cars on Jalan Legian, Jalan Pantai Kuta, and Jalan Melasti will be moved from all roads beginning from 12 noon. Police will also have tow trucks for abandoned vehicles.
Then at 4pm all traffic will be closed along Jalan Patih Jelantik to the west, Jalan Legian to the south, Bemo Corner to the west, along Jalan Pantai Kuta up to Melasti Legian Street, Simpang Kartika or Pasar Seni.
Traffic flow will be diverted from Jalan Dewi Sri to Sunset Road and Jalan Nakula. Jalan Raya Kuta, and Jalan Setia Budi to the Bypass Road Ngurah Rai. Jalan Tegal Wangi to Bemo Corner will be diverted to the east and Jalan Raya Kuta and Tuban.
“All roads to Kuta Beach will be closed. Please park at Central Parking, hotel parking and in vacant lots. There will be no parking on the street. We will close all at 4pm,” said Denpasar Police Chief Hadi Purnomo.
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