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HCMC set to close some roads in District 1 for marathon event
The Saigon Times
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HCMC set to close some roads in District 1 for marathon event

The Saigon Times

Runners participate in the previous Techcombank HCMC International Marathon – PHOTO: COURTESY OF ORGANIZER

HCMC – HCMC will close some roads in District 1 this weekend to ensure order and safety for the fourth Techcombank HCMC International Marathon.

According to the HCMC Department of Transport, all vehicles will be banned from travelling on Nguyen Binh Khiem Street (section from Nguyen Huu Canh Street to Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street) and Le Duan Boulevard (section from Nguyen Binh Khiem Street to Dinh Tien Hoang Street) from mid-noon on April 10 to mid-noon on April 11.

From 4 a.m. to 9 a.m. on April 11, all vehicles will be banned from travelling on Le Duan Boulevard (section from Dinh Tien Hoang Street to Cong Xa Paris Street), Pham Ngoc Thach Street (section from Le Duan Boulevard to Cong Truong Quoc Te), Vo Van Tan Street (section from Cong Truong Quoc Te to Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street), Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street (section from Vo Van Tan Street to Le Duan Boulevard), Le Duan Boulevard (section from Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street to Cong Xa Paris Street), Cong Xa Paris Street, Dong Khoi Street and Ton Duc Thang Street (section from Nguyen Huu Canh Street to Khanh Hoi Bridge).

From 4 a.m. to 9 a.m. on April 11, two- or three-wheeler vehicles will be banned from travelling on the mixed lane of Vo Van Kiet Street (section from Cao Van Lau Street to Ton Duc Thang Street) in the direction from National Highway No. 1 to District 1. All vehicles are banned from entering Calmette Bridge from Vo Van Kiet Street.

Commuters should slow down and follow the instructions of the traffic police when traveling through the event area. People living in affected areas who want to travel through the event area during the travel restrictions can contact the HCMC Department of Transport at 140 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street, Vo Thi Sau Ward, District 3, or call the department on (028) 3824 2903 for support.

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