List of Expressways in Singapore: Route, Schedule

List of LTA Expressways in Singapore: Route, Schedule

What is an expressway in Singapore?

The expressways in Singapore are unique routes that enable drivers to move fast between urban areas. In 1966, work on the Pan Island Expressway, the first expressway. There are 163 kilometers (101 miles) of expressways in Singapore as of 2014.  Some locations with five-lane carriageways and others with two-lane carriageway at expressway crossings, they typically have three to four lanes in each directional sign. Ten expressways exist. Ayer Rajah Expressway it links with the Second Link Malaysian expressway networks and Bukit Timah Expressway are the routes that connect the Singaporean expressway networks and Malaysia

What is the first expressway in Singapore?

The first expressway in Singapore, the Pan Island Expressway is the country’s first expressway. In the 1960s as a part of road extensions to handle escalating traffic signs, and construction on it began in 1964; Jalan Toa Payoh, the initial portion, was finished by 1969. The PIE gets rerouted and extended west to Tuas between 1991 and 1993. The expressway could deal with a lot of traffic by the 1990s.

What types of vehicle is not allowed on an expressway in Singapore?

The following vehicles are  prohibited from entering road tunnels and expressway tunnels

Bicycles Forklifts
Tricycles Excavators
Trishaws Road pavers
Motorized vehicles with sidecars attached Tractors
Invalid carriages Dumpers
Three-wheeled vans Wheel loaders
Low trailers Bulldozers
Road rollers Graders
Ready-mix concrete trucks Mobile concrete pumps
Mobile cranes Hydrant dispensers

Which is the shortest expressway in Singapore?

The Bukit Timah Expressway (BKE) in Singapore’s shortest expressway, travels from north to south and connects Woodlands to PIE, finished in the middle of the 1980s. It directly links to the Woodlands Causeway at its northernmost point.

What are the types of roads in Singapore?

Singapore roads are the expressways and semi-expressways (highways), connecting, in Singapore’s context, between new towns or the city area. Expressways are urban motorways designed for high speed vehicular traffic, with no or few traffic light controlled junctions.

LTA Expressways Route map

LTA Expressways Singapore
LTA Expressways Singapore

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