In order to maintain our roads and to ensure smooth traffic flow, there are road projects carried out around Singapore from time to time.
Commuter and Road Infrastructure Works in Yishun
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded a contract to Harford Engineering Pte Ltd for the construction of commuter and road infrastructures works at Yishun Ave 1, Yishun Ave 8, Seletar West Link and West Camp Rd. When completed, it will help improve traffic flow and enhance the connectivity for pedestrians.
The first phase of construction works along Yishun Ave 1/ Yishun Ave 8 are expected to complete in 4th quarter of 2025.
The other phase of works along Seletar West Link/ West Camp Rd are scheduled to commence in the 4th quarter of 2024 and expected to complete by 2nd quarter of 2026.
Construction of Tengah Vehicular Interchange at KJE
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded a contract to Chye Joo Construction Pte Ltd for the construction of Tengah Vehicular Interchange at Kranji Expressway (KJE) including the widening of Lam San Flyover and re-alignment/ widening of KJE to support the development of Tengah New Town. When completed, it will provide future residents with direct connectivity to the KJE.
Expected completion: 4th Quarter 2027
Commuter and Road Infrastructure Works in Serangoon and Tampines Areas
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded a contract to Megastone Holdings Pte Ltd for the construction of commuter and road infrastructures at the following five locations:
a) Serangoon North Ave 1, Serangoon North Ave 5 and Serangoon Garden Way;
b) Lorong Chuan between Lorong Chuan/ Ang Mo Kio Ave 1 junction and Lorong Chuan/ Chuan Lane junction;
c) Braddell Rd/Bartley Rd/ Upper Serangoon Rd junction;
d) Tampines St 32/ Tampines St 23/Tampines Ave 2 and Tampines St 31; and
e) Bedok North Ave 4 vehicular bridge.
When completed, it will help to ease the traffic congestion and enhance the connectivity for pedestrians and cyclists.
Expected completion date: 2nd Quarter 2026
Commuter and Road Infrastructure Works at Hillview and Dairy Farm
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded a contract to Hwa Seng Builder Pte Ltd for the widening of Dairy Farm Rd from dual 2-lane to dual 3-lane, and extending Dairy Farm Rd from Upper Bukit Timah Rd to Hillview Ave. Other works include junction enhancements at Dairy Farm Rd/Upper Bukit Timah Rd, Dairy Farm Rd/ Dairy Farm Height, Dairy Farm Rd/Petir Rd and Hillview Ave/ Hillview Rd, as well as the widening of footpaths along Dairy Farm Rd to provide better connectivity for the cycling path networks of Dairy Farm area.
When these improvements of road network are completed, it will improve the overall connectivity between Dairy Farm and Hillview area and meet the anticipated increase in traffic demand generated by the intensification of developments in the area.
Expected completion date: 4th Quarter 2024
Traffic Realignment Plan along Dairy Farm Rd
To facilitate the road widening works along Dairy Farm Rd, the existing trees along the centre median had been removed. Prior to that, these new trees as shown above were replanted as part of LTA’s tree management plan.
Temporary signages will be deployed to guide motorists travelling in the area. Motorists are reminded to drive safely and to follow the signages.
Commuter and Road Infrastructure Works in Pasir Ris and Loyang
The project involves the widening of Pasir Ris Dr 3 (between Pasir Ris Central and Loyang Ave), Loyang Way, New Loyang Link Rd, Old Tampines Rd and Upper Changi Rd North and its associated commuter facilities such as bus shelters, covered linkways, cycling tracks and footpaths. In addition, new roads will be constructed in Loyang Industrial Park, new retaining walls along Loyang Ave and a section of Selarang Canal will be upgraded.
When completed, the widened road will improve traffic flow along this corridor and enhance the overall road network accessibility for the upcoming developments in the vicinity.
Expected completion: 2nd Quarter 2024
Contractor: Eng Lam Contractors Co (Pte) Ltd
Commuter and Road Infrastructure Works at Bedok North Ave 1 between Bedok North St 1 and New Upp Changi Rd
The project involves the widening of a section at Bedok North Ave 1 between Bedok North St 1 and New Upp Changi Rd from dual 2-lane to dual 3-lane carriageway, construction of new retaining walls, covered linkways and cycling tracks.
When completed, the widened road will help to alleviate the traffic congestion along this stretch of road. Connectivity for pedestrians and cyclists will also be improved.
Road works completed so far:
1) Junction improvement works at Bedok North Ave 1/Bedok North Rd has been completed. The improvements include implementing Red-Amber-Green (RAG) traffic control signals for right turns and a new U-turn for traffic exiting from PIE to Chai Chee estate.
2) A new signalised pedestrian crossing at Bedok North Ave 1 near to the Al Ansar Mosque has been added.
3) A new U-turn at New Upp Changi Rd Westbound before Bedok North Ave 1 / New Upper Changi Rd / Bedok South Rd junction has been added.
Expected Completion Date: 2nd Quarter 2023
Contractor: Jin Choon Civil Engineering Pte Ltd
New Road Connections to Seletar Link and Widening of TPE between Jln Kayu and Punggol West Flyover
New Seletar Link Flyover Opening on the 22 January 2024
From 22 January 2024, 2.00pm, motorists can use the new flyover which provides connections between Tampines Expressway and Seletar Link.
Directional and information signage will be available to direct motorists along the way. Motorists are advised to drive carefully and to follow the directional signs on display.
Roadworks at Lim Chu Kang Area
The project involves constructing a new road for the realignment of Lim Chu Kang Rd and reconfiguration of Old Choa Chu Kang Rd / Jalan Bahar junction.
These works are to support the expansion of Tengah Air Base to facilitate the relocation of Paya Lebar Air Base.
Expected completion: 1st Quarter 2025
Contractor: Samwoh Corporation Pte Ltd