Southbound Phase Opening 28th October 2018
The first (Southbound) phase of the new Lornie Highway will open on the 28th of October 2018, Sunday.
With the opening of the new highway, motorist travelling to the Lornie Road residential areas are to use the new underpass after Andrew road.
There will be also be temporary road to connect Lornie Road to the new southbound Lornie Highway.
Travelling from Bishan Road
If you are travelling from Bishan Road and would like to head to PIE and Farrer Road, you can look out for the ‘Lornie Highway (Farrer Road) PIE’ signage along Bishan Road. Keep to the right and follow the direction which leads to Lornie Highway. Be sure that you are on the correct lane and it will take you to PIE and Farrer Road.
Travelling from Braddell Road
Whenever you are travelling from Braddell Road to the new Lornie Highway, you may keep right to head towards the new Lornie Highway. Look out for the signage ‘Lornie Highway (Farrer Road) PIE’ and follow the road directions.
Travelling from Thomson Road
When heading to Lornie Highway from Thomson Road, keep left to head to PIE and Farrer Road. You can look out for the road signs ‘Lornie Highway (Farrer Road) PIE’ which goes to Lornie Highway. If you are travelling to the residential areas, follow the road signs and use the new underpass.
Travelling from Upper Thomson Road
If you are heading from Upper Thomson to Lornie Highway, keep to the right and follow the directional signs ‘Lornie Highway (Farrer Road) PIE’ which leads to Lornie Highway.
How It Will Help Improve Traffic Conditions
The Lornie Highway will be fully completed by first quarter of year 2019 and will help improve traffic conditions on Lornie Road and the Pan-Island Expressway. It will also help cater to the future growth in terms of traffic demand.
With the completion of the new Lornie Highway, motorist travelling from the Jalan Pemimpin industrial area to the PIE will also benefit from the better traffic flow.
Singapore’s transport infrastructure and network have been improving over the years. There are also the North South Corridor and Jurong Island Line which will further enhance connectivity around Singapore.
Source : LTA