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Road closures around Marina Centre and Padang from Sept 30 to Oct 3 for F1 Singapore GP

SINGAPORE — The Singapore Police Force (SPF) on Thursday (Sept 29) announced road closures during the Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix 2022 and advised members of the public to use public transport when travelling to the circuit areas.

A view of a road used for the track of the upcoming Formula One Singapore Grand Prix night race to be held on Oct 2, 2022.

A view of a road used for the track of the upcoming Formula One Singapore Grand Prix night race to be held on Oct 2, 2022.

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SINGAPORE — The police on Thursday (Sept 29) announced road closures during the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix and advised members of the public to use public transport when travelling to the circuit areas.

"During the closures, access will only be granted to authorised vehicles as well as police and emergency vehicles," they said in a media release.

"Auxiliary police officers and traffic marshals will be deployed at the affected junctions to assist and direct motorists."

The following roads and lanes will be closed to vehicular traffic during the stipulated times:

Sept 30 from 10am to Oct 3 at 5.30am     

Extreme left lane of Nicoll Highway in the direction of Esplanade Drive (between lamp post 43F and Republic Avenue)              

The slip road leading from Nicoll Highway in the direction of Esplanade Drive into Republic Avenue  

Republic Avenue (between Nicoll Highway and Republic Avenue)                

Republic Avenue (between Crawford Street and Republic Boulevard)         

Republic Boulevard (between Ophir Road and Republic Avenue)  

Republic Boulevard (between Republic Avenue and Raffles Avenue)          

Two right lanes of the carriageway of Temasek Avenue in the direction of Bayfront Avenue (between lamp post 21 and Millenia Tower Driveway Entrance)           

Temasek Avenue (between lamp post 16F and Bayfront Avenue)                

Bayfront Avenue (between Raffles Avenue and lamp post 35F)     

The slip road leading from Bayfront Avenue into Raffles Avenue  

Raffles Avenue (between Republic Boulevard and Stamford Road)               

Raffles Link (between Raffles Avenue and Raffles Boulevard)         

The slip road leading from Raffles Avenue into Esplanade Drive    

Esplanade Drive (between Nicoll Highway and Fullerton Road)      

Fullerton Road (between Esplanade Drive and lamp post 7)            

Fullerton Road (between Esplanade Drive and lamp post 17F)       

Connaught Drive (between lamp post 25F and St Andrew’s Road)               

Parliament Place (between Connaught Drive and Supreme Court Lane)     

St Andrew’s Road (between Parliament Road and Stamford Road)               

Coleman Street (between St Andrew’s Road and Supreme Court Lane)      

Stamford Road (between Nicoll Highway and North Bridge Road)                

Beach Road (between Stamford Road and Brash Basah Road)        

The carriageway of Beach Road in the direction of Stamford Road (between Middle Road and Bras Basah Road)    

Five right lanes of Bras Basah Road in the direction of Raffles Boulevard (between Nicoll Highway and Beach Road)                

Nicoll Highway (between Middle Road and Stamford Road)            

Temasek Boulevard (between lamp post 14 and Raffles Boulevard)            

Raffles Boulevard (between Bras Basah Road and Republic Boulevard)      

The following parts of roads leading to and from car parks on Raffles Boulevard, Raffles Avenue or Raffles Link:

(a) the part of Raffles Boulevard leading to and from the carpark of Pan Pacific Singapore

(b) the part of Raffles Boulevard and Raffles Avenue leading to and from the car park of Marina Square

(c) the part of Raffles Boulevard, Raffles Avenue and Raffles Link leading to and from the car park of Parkroyal Collection Marina Bay

(d) the part of Raffles Boulevard and Raffles Avenue leading to and from the car park of Mandarin Oriental Hotel

(e) the part of Raffles Boulevard and Raffles Avenue leading to and from the car park of Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Hotel

(f) the part of Raffles Boulevard leading to and from the car park of Millenia Walk                

Sept 30 from 6pm to Oct 3 at 5.30am       

Temasek Avenue (between lamp post 16F and lamp post 21/4)    

8pm to 2am daily from Sept 30 to Oct 3  

Coleman Street (between Supreme Court Lane and North Bridge Road)    

9pm to 2am daily from Sept 30 to Oct 3  

Extreme left lane of North Bridge Road (between Stamford Road and Coleman Street)

Traffic delays are also expected along: Bayfront Avenue, Beach Road, Bras Basah Road, Cecil Street, Collyer Quay, Marina Boulevard, Middle Road, Nicoll Highway, North Bridge Road, Ophir Road, Robinson Road, Rochor Road, Sheares Avenue, Sheares Link and Temasek Boulevard.

The police advised motorists to plan their routes early and avoid the affected roads.

Motorists travelling to Suntec City from Bayfront Avenue, Bras Basah Road or Nicoll Highway are advised to use an alternate route via Rochor Road leading to Temasek Boulevard.

"Parking restrictions along the affected roads and lanes will be strictly enforced. Vehicles found parked illegally or causing obstruction will be towed," the police added.

After the races end on each day, dispersal is likely to be slow due to the large crowds expected in the Marina Bay area, the police said.

Members of the public are advised to be patient and follow the direction of the marshals as well as the police.

Bayfront, City Hall, Esplanade, Promenade and Raffles Place MRT stations are expected to be very crowded during dispersal. Commuters are advised to head towards alternative stations such as Clarke Quay, Marina Bay or Nicoll Highway stations. CNA

For more reports like this, visit cna.asia.

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