Remembering Lee Kuan Yew

Gun carriage to carry Mr Lee Kuan Yew's coffin from Istana to Parliament House on Wednesday

SINGAPORE - A gun carriage will carry Mr Lee Kuan Yew's coffin from Istana to Parliament House on Wednesday.

Special traffic arrangements have been made for the wake and state funeral.

On Wednesday morning, Orchard Road (between Buyong Road and Selegie Road), Bras Basah Road (between Selegie Road and North Bridge Road) and North Bridge Road (between Bras Basah Road and North Boat Quay) will be closed from 8.45am to 9.30am.

There may be delays along these affected roads as well. Vehicles parked illegally along these roads will be towed away, the Traffic Police said on Monday.

From Wednesday to Saturday, the body of the late Mr Lee will lie in state at Parliament House, where the public can pay their respects between 10am and 8pm daily.

Lanes and roads around Parliament House will be closed to vehicular traffic at various times starting from 8.30am on Wednesday until 8pm on Sunday.

The affected stretches are on Fullerton Road, Parliament Place, Saint Andrew's Road, Connaught Drive and North Bridge Road.