F1 2011 Road Closures in Singapore 21 – 27 Sep 2011

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Starts21 Sep 2011 (Wed)Ends27 Sep 2011 (Tue)
Location Marina Centre

Here are the traffic arrangements for 2011 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX from 21 September 2011 to 27 September 2011 from LTA.

A series of road closures affecting the Marina Centre area will take place from 21 September 2011 to 27 September 2011 to facilitate the setting up and dismantling of the race infrastructure.

This year, motorists will be able to access the Marina Centre area during the road closure period, without the need for vehicle passes. All motorists will be able to enter the area through a single-lane along Nicoll Highway and Raffles Boulevard to get to the car parks of the various buildings within the Marina Centre area during ongoing roads closures between 10am and 5pm as well as between 10pm and 6am on 21 to 23 September and 26 September. This single lane will also open from midnight to 1pm on race weekend, 24 and 25 September.

Besides the single-lane, motorists can also enter the area via Temasek Boulevard from the ECP slip road to Rochor Road throughout the day. However, should traffic volumes be unusually high, access via these two routes may be regulated based on prevailing traffic conditions.

The road closures and restricted access details are as follows:

Beach Road (between Bras Basah Road and Stamford Road)Full Road Closure.

From 12 midnight (0001hrs) on 21 September 2011 (Wednesday) to 5am (0500hrs) on 27 September 2011 (Tuesday)

* Coleman Street to be closed from 19 September 2011

Bras Basah Road (between Beach Road and Nicoll Highway)
Bayfront Bridge
Coleman Street (between Supreme Court Lane to St. Andrews ‘s Road)*
Esplanade Drive ( Esplanade Bridge )
Fullerton Road
Nicoll Highway (between Middle Rd to Raffles Blvd )
Parliament Place
Raffles Boulevard
Raffles Avenue
Raffles Link
Republic Avenue
Republic Boulevard
Stamford Road (between Nicoll Highway to St Andrew’s Road)
Connaught Drive
St Andrew’s Road
Nicoll Highway (between Middle Rd to Raffles Blvd )Vehicles with valid vehicle passes: Open throughout the day, except during race hours

All other vehicles:

21 to 23 Sept and 26 Sept
1000hrs to 1700hrs and 2200hrs to 0600hrs

24 to 25 Sept
0001hrs to 1300hrs*Access is subject to prevailing traffic conditions

Raffles Boulevard
Temasek Boulevard (via Rochor)Open, but regulated access when traffic volumes are too high

Similar to last year, Nicoll Highway, Esplanade Drive and the stretch from Republic Avenue to Bayfront Avenue1 will be open to traffic between 5am and 9.30am during the road closure period except on 25 September (Sunday), the final day of the race. On 26 September (Monday), after the race weekend, the same roads as well as Raffles Boulevard will be open to traffic between 6am and 9.30am and between 5pm and 8.30pm.

Please refer to the Annexes for a detailed traffic access plan.

While driving along these roads, motorists are strongly advised not to stop their vehicles indiscriminately so as not to obstruct the traffic flow. Traffic wardens will be deployed on site to direct traffic and assist the public. Road information and directional signs will be put up in the vicinity to direct motorists

Visitors to the Marina Centre area are strongly encouraged to take the MRT, which will continue to be in operation during the road closures. For visitors to the Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort, they are reminded to alight at the Marina Bay MRT station or the Raffles Place MRT station instead of the Promenade MRT station, as they will not be able to access the establishment through the Bayfront Bridge. Traffic delays are expected during this period.

Non Operation of ERP Gantries during Race Week

As the ERP gantries may interfere with sensitive video transmission equipment used for the race, the following ERP gantries that are within the proximity of the race circuit will not be in operation. Vehicles going under these gantries during the specified dates and time will not be charged:

ERP GantryNon Operation Dates and Time
New Bridge Road22 September (Thursday) & 23 September (Friday) between 6pm and 8pm
South Bridge Road
ECP (eastbound) from Ophir Road
Temasek Boulevard22 September (Thursday) and 23 September (Friday) between 12pm and 8pm24 September (Saturday) between 12.30pm and 8pm
Republic Boulevard

Annex:

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[1] Republic Avenue to Bayfront Avenue will be open to traffic between 5am and 9.30am from 21 September to 23 September. It will be closed on 24 September (Saturday) and 25 September (Sunday)

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