Joint News Release by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) & Traffic Police - Traffic Arrangements for the Memorial Service for the Late Mr Othman Bin Wok

News Releases
18 Apr 2017

    A Memorial Service for the late Mr Othman Bin Wok will be held at Victoria Concert Hall on 19 April 2017, from 6.30 p.m. to about 8.00 p.m.

2.  The following roads will be closed during the stipulated time to facilitate the security arrangements for the Memorial Service:

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Roads and Lanes Affected

Period of Closures

1

Fullerton Road

12 p.m. on
19 April 2017
to
2 a.m. on
20 April 2017

2

Connaught Drive

3

St Andrew’s Road
(between Parliament Place and Coleman Street)

4

Old Parliament Lane

5

Empress Place

6

Parliament Place
(between Supreme Court Lane and St Andrew’s Road)

3.  Traffic is expected to be heavy along the following roads during the above-mentioned road closures:

a)    Esplanade Drive
b)    Raffles Avenue
c)    Stamford Rd
d)    North Bridge Road
e)    Hill Street
f)     High Street
g)    Parliament Place
h)    Supreme Court Lane
i)     Coleman Street




4.  The Land Transport Authority would like to seek motorists and bus commuters’ understanding to expect delays in their journeys along the affected routes. Eight public bus services plying the area will be diverted due to road closures. Members of the public are advised to plan their travel routes in advance. Please refer to the Annex for details of the affected bus services. For more information, please visit www.mytransport.sgwww.sbstransit.com.sg and www.smrt.com.sg.

5.  Members of the public are advised against flying any unmanned aircraft, including drones, into or within the vicinity of Victoria Concert Hall.

6.  During the road closures, access will only be granted to Police and emergency vehicles. Parking restrictions will be strictly enforced. Vehicles parked illegally or causing obstruction will be towed.


Annex: Details of the affected bus services