Finally, the southbound section of the Lornie Highway (Phase 1) will be open to traffic on 28 October 2018.
This will helps to ease traffic flow from the existing Thomson Road towards the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE), Adam and Farrer Road.
The new highway which runs parallel to the Lornie Road will serve motorists travelling between Braddell Road and surrounding roads towards the PIE, Adam and Farrer Road.
By the first quarter of 2019, they will complete the northbound highway (Phase 2) towards MacRitchie Viaduct.
Later on, when the new highway is fully completed, they expect the congestion along Lornie Road and PIE to ease. In this case, this will cater to the expected growth in future traffic demand.
- They recommend motorists travelling towards PIE, Adam or Farrer Road to use the new Lornie Highway.
- Motorists travelling to the residential along Lornie Road are to use the new vehicular underpass along the slip road after Andrew Rod.
- They have built a temporary road connection near Sime Road to connect traffic from the existing southbound Lornie Road to southbound Lornie Highway.
- From 28 October 2018, existing southbound four-lane Lornie Road will progressively be downgraded to two lanes.
- Bus services 52, 74, 93, 852 and 855 will be ply to use the new southbound Lornie Highway. While bus services 157 and 165 will continue to ply by Lornie Road.
- Last, it will move the existing bus stop along southbound Lornie Road opposite Singapore Island Country Club to the southbound Lornie Highway before Kheam Hock Road. Seven bus services will use this new bus stop.
Directional Videos to new Lornie Highway
Check out the short videos by LTA below to help you navigate around to the new road better.
Bishan Travel Route Guide
Braddell Travel Route Guide
Thomson Travel Route Guide
Upper Thomson Travel Route Guide
For more information, you can visit LTA’s website.