Singapore Police Force (SPF) has announced traffic arrangements as Memorial Service of the late Mr Othman Bin Wok will be held at Victoria Concert Hall on 19 April 2017, from 6.30pm to about 8.00pm.
The announcement stated that Fullerton Road, Connaught Drive, St Andrew's Road (between Parliament Place and Coleman Street), Old Parliament Lane, Empress Place and Parliament Place (between Supreme Court Lane and St Andrew's Road) will be closed from 12pm on 19 April 2017 to 2am 20 April 201 to facilitate the security arrangements for the Memorial Service.
Traffic is expected to be heavy along the following roads during the above-mentioned road closures:
- Esplanade Drive
- Raffles Avenue
- Stamford Rd
- North Bridge Road
- Hill Street
- High Street
- Parliament Place
- Supreme Court Lane
- Coleman Street
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) would like to seek motorists and bus commuters’ understanding to expect delays in their journeys along the affected routes.
It noted that eight public bus services plying the area will be diverted due to road closures.
SPF also advised members of the public not to fly any unmanned aircraft, including drones, into or within the vicinity of Victoria Concert Hall.
It noted that during the road closures, access will only be granted to police and emergency vehicles.
It stated that parking restrictions will be strictly enforced, stressing that vehicles parked illegally or causing obstruction will be towed.