If you want to jio your bae out for a drive around the Marina Centre this coming week, we’ve got some bad news for you.
Roads around the Marina Centre will be closed for a week to facilitate preparations for the 2018 Formula 1 (F1) Grand Prix Race. From 12 Sept, 12.01am onwards, roads will be closed to facilitate set up of race infrastructure. Affected roads will reopen progressively when the race is completed with all roads fully accessible by 18 September, 5.30am.
Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We’ve compiled all road opening times to help you plan your route this coming week!
SG Road Opening Times
During this period, road corridors will be open at selected hours:
Single-Lane Access Available
Motorists (except for buses and vehicles with W,X,Y plates) can access the Marina Centre area via a single lane along Raffles Boulevard via Nicoll Highway at the following times:
- Sep 12 to Sep 14: 10am to 5pm, and 10pm to 6am
- Sep 15 to Sep 16: midnight to 1pm
- Sep 17: Midnight to 6am, 10am to 5pm, 10pm to 6am
Taxis will be able to use the single-lane access except for race days.
Motorists will also be able to enter the Marina Centre area via Temasek Boulevard from Rochor Road (after exiting ECP) throughout the day.
If you’re wondering where to park, car parks at malls including Suntec City, Millenia Singapore and Marina Square will remain open as well.
Train Service Timings Extended
On race days, 14 – 15 Sept, trains from City Hall MRT station will run till 12.30am while 16 Sep’s trains will continue running till 12.45am. Selected feeder buses will also be extended to match the last train services.
Those heading for the race will be pleased to know that shuttle buses will take you between Lavender station and Gate 1 of the race venue for free!
Pro-tip: We highly recommend ditching the car/motorbike. Taking the public transport is definitely a smarter choice this weekend!
(Header Image Source: Singapore Grand Prix Facebook)