The southbound section of the new Lornie Highway has been completed and will open at the end of the month.
Motorists travelling from Thomson Road and Lornie Road towards the PIE, Adam Road and Farrer Road will be able to use the new road from 3am on 28 October, said the Land Transport Authority (LTA) on Thursday (11 October).
With the opening of the new road, the existing southbound four-lane Lornie Road will be progressively downgraded to two lanes.
A new underpass near the entrance of the highway will allow motorists to access residential areas along Lornie Road.
Meanwhile, a temporary road connection near Sime Road will connect traffic from the existing southbound Lornie Road to the southbound Lornie Highway.
Project to be completed early next year
The northbound Lornie Highway, towards MacRitchie Viaduct, is expected to be completed in the first-quarter of next year.
When completed, it will ease congestion along Lornie Road and the PIE, as well as cater to future traffic demand, said LTA.
To familiarise motorists with the new road network, LTA will be releasing a series of videos showing the routes available to those travelling in the area. These videos will be available on the LTA’s website and YouTube channel from 22 October.
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