F1 2019 Road Closures from 18 – 24 Sep 2019

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Starts18 Sep 2019 (Wed)Ends24 Sep 2019 (Tue)
Location

The Formula 1 2019 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix will take place between 20 and 22 September 2019 around the Marina Centre and Padang area.

Race organisers have made arrangements to ensure minimal traffic disruptions and facilitate accessibility, while allowing the wider public to go about with their activities in the Marina Centre and Padang area.

Road Closures Over Seven Days

Similar to previous years, road closures for the Singapore Grand Prix will take place over seven days. Affected roads will close from 12.01am, 18 September for the set-up of race infrastructure, and all roads will be fully accessible by 5.30am, 24 September.

To enable earlier traffic access to the affected roads, race organisers will progressively re-open affected roads after the race.

Roads Open During Traffic Peak Hours

To facilitate traffic during morning and evening peak hours, the following road corridors will be opened at selected hours during the road closure period:

18 & 19 September, from 5.30am to 10.00am
Towards Orchard Road
  • Collyer Quay >> St Andrew’s Road >> Stamford Road
Towards Shenton Way
  • Nicoll Highway >> Esplanade Drive/Stamford Road
Towards Marina Boulevard
  • Republic Boulevard >> Raffles Avenue >> Bayfront Avenue
20 September, from 5.30am to 10.00am
Towards Orchard Road
  • Collyer Quay >> St. Andrew’s Road >> Stamford Road
Towards Shenton Way
  • Nicoll Highway >> Esplanade Drive/Stamford Road
23 September, from 5.30am to 10.00am
Towards Shenton Way
  • Nicoll Highway >> Esplanade Drive
  • Bras Basah Road >> Nicoll Highway >> Esplanade Drive
Towards ECP (Changi Airport)
  • Bras Basah Road >> Raffles Boulevard >> Republic Boulevard
Towards Marina Boulevard
  • Raffles Boulevard >> Temasek Avenue >> Bayfront Avenue
23 September, from 5.00pm to 8.30pm
Towards Shenton Way
  • Nicoll Highway >> Esplanade Drive/Stamford Road
  • Bras Basah >> Nicoll Highway >> Esplanade Drive
Towards Orchard Road
  • Esplanade Drive >> Nicoll Highway/Stamford Road
Towards ECP (Changi Airport)
  • Bras Basah Road >> Raffles Boulevard >> Republic Boulevard
  • Bayfront Avenue >> Temasek Avenue >> Raffles Boulevard
Towards Marina Boulevard
  • Raffles Boulevard >> Temasek Avenue >> Bayfront Avenue

For Commuters: Public Transport Arrangements

MRT train service hours will be extended on race days (i.e. 20 to 22 September). Train services will be available at City Hall MRT station till 12.30am on 20 and 21 September 2019, and till 12.45am on 22 September 2019. The operating hours for selected feeder bus services will also be extended to match the last train services. Free shuttle buses will be available between Lavender MRT Station and Gate 1 of the circuit park from 20 to 22 September 2019. The shuttle bus service will operate from 2.30pm to 12.30am on 20 and 21 September, and from 3.30pm to 12.45am on 22 September.

Members of the public and F1 ticket holders are encouraged to use public transport during race days to get to the race venue. Most gates are within walking distance to an MRT station. Taxis are also available as an additional option, with the exception of the race hours.

Transport Options and the Nearest MRT Stations to the Respective F1 Gates

Transport OptionsRemarks
Bus
  • Affected public bus services will be diverted.
  • Commuters can choose to walk from the bus stops outside the road closure area, or transfer to MRT trains which serve the Esplanade and Promenade MRT Stations.
Taxi
  • With the exception of the race hours, taxis are given free access into the area.
  • Taxis are only allowed to stop at designated taxi stands.
On Foot
  • Most pedestrian routes will remain open for use.
  • Prominent signs will be put up to direct and guide pedestrians to the various destinations.
MRTF1 GatesNearest MRT Stations
1Nicoll Highway (CCL)
2Promenade (CCL/DTL)
3A, 3B, 7City Hall (NSEWL), Esplanade (CCL)
4, 5, 6Raffles Place (NSEWL)
8Bayfront (CCL/DTL)

For Motorists: Access into Marina Centre

Those who wish to drive can access the Marina Centre area via a single lane along Raffles Boulevard via Nicoll Highway or Temasek Boulevard (except for buses and vehicles with W,X,Y plates) from 12.00am to 1.00pm on 21 and 22 September.

Taxis will also be able to use the single-lane access at all times, except during the hours when the race is ongoing on 21 and 22 September (Saturday and Sunday).

To ensure smoother traffic flow, traffic wardens will be deployed on site to direct traffic and assist the public. Directional signs will also be put up in the vicinity to direct motorists. Car parks at Suntec City, Millenia Walk, and Marina Square will remain open to public.

Map/Details of roads that will be affected by the road closures

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Members of the public are strongly advised to plan their journeys ahead of time. The public can access the LTA website, MyTransport.sg, and OneMotoring.com.sg for more information.

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