The oldest and longest of Singapore’s expressways, the Pan-Island Expressway connects Tuas located in the western part of the island to Changi Airport in the east.
Construction began in 1966, and was conducted in phases:
- Widening the stretch of Whitley Road from Mount Pleasant Flyover to Thomson Flyover, Jalan Toa Payoh, Jalan Kolam Ayer, and Paya Lebar Way
- Construction of a new road in Jalan Eunos to East Coast Parkway section
- Completion of western end, from Jalan Anak Bukit to Corporation Rd
The PIE was also extended in 1992 to connect it to Kranji Expressway.
The PIE’s 42.8km stretches from Tuas (AYE) to Changi South (ECP). Regions covered are Tuas, Jurong, Bukit Timah, Toa Payoh, Kallang, Eunos, Bedok, Tampines.