The Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE) tunnel will be temporarily closed to traffic in both directions from ECP to Tampines Road on Wednesday, 11 December 2013, from 12.01am to 5.30am. This is to facilitate an emergency exercise to be jointly conducted by the Land Transport Authority (LTA), the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) and the Singapore Police Force (SPF) during these hours.
2. This joint exercise is part of an ongoing effort by the agencies to sharpen and enhance the operational readiness of its emergency responders and the coordination between the two agencies in dealing with emergencies in the MCE-KPE tunnels.
3. The following entrance slip roads to KPE will also be closed:
ECP (City) [Exit 14] to KPE (TPE)
ECP (Changi) [Exit 14B] to KPE (TPE)
Nicoll Highway to KPE (TPE)
Sims Ave to KPE (TPE)
PIE (Changi) to KPE (TPE)
Airport Road to KPE (TPE)
Tampines Rd to KPE (ECP)
Airport Road to KPE (ECP)
PIE (Changi) to KPE (ECP)
PIE (Tuas) to KPE (ECP)
4. Motorists are advised to drive carefully and follow the directional signs on display. Motorists are also advised to avoid the above roads and are reminded not to stop or park their vehicle illegally. Traffic Police will take strict enforcement action, including the towing away of illegally parked vehicles.
5. Should motorists have any queries, they can contact the LTA hotline at 1800-CALL LTA.