What You Need to Know about Expressways

Have you heard about the Marina Coastal Expressway? This will be the first and the widest undersea road here in Singapore. This will finally open on December 29. This is good news for motorists because it can allow faster travelling. It is said that this project is the costliest of all expressways here in Singapore extending about 5km with 5 lanes from each path.



This is a special expressway that has a section that can go under the sea bed. This new expressway will connect the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) and Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway. Singapore Expressways are network of roads that connects Singapore from one city to another. For example, the Singapore Expressway is linked with Malaysian Expressway (through AYE) and Skudai (through Bukit Timah Expressway).


All Singapore Expressways have no traffic lights. Apart from that, the surface of the roads are asphalt. It is not concrete unlike other surfaces. You will also see sign markings right from the start to the end of the expressway. There is also an advisory system present in all expressways. The advisory system monitors the condition of expressway and advises motorists of warnings and disruptions.



You should know that Expressways have no speed limits. There is a default limit set at 90 km/h. Be careful though because there are other areas that set lower speed limits. This is to ensure safe driving. You have to know that there are speed traps arranged by the police. Student drivers and bicycles are not allowed in expressways. Cat’s eyes, collision barriers and crash strips are present as well.

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