Road closures around the Victoria Theatre area on Friday for PAP's 60th anniversary

SINGAPORE- Several roads near the Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall will be closed on Friday for an event to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the People's Action Party.

Old Parliament Lane and Empress place will be closed from 11am to midnight. The two right lanes of Parliament Place in the direction of Saint Andrew's Road will be closed from 11am to 1.30pm. The centre lane of Parliament Place in the direction of Saint Andrew's Road (between Connaught Drive and Saint Andrew's Road) will be closed from 1.30pm to 2pm. The carriageway of Fullerton Road in the direction of Parliament Place (between Esplanade Drive and Parliament Place) will be closed from 2pm till midnight. Parliament Place in the direction of Saint Andrew's Road (between Fullerton Road and Saint Andrew's Road) and the two left lanes of Fullerton Road in the direction of Esplanade Drive will be closed at the same time.

During the closures, access into Fullerton Road in the direction of Saint Andrew's Road will be granted only to authorised vehicles displaying approved labels, as well as police and emergency vehicles. Police and auxiliary police officers will be deployed at affected road junctions to assist and direct motorists.

Traffic delays may be expected along Hill Street, High Street, North Bridge Road, Parliament Place, Fullerton Road, Esplanade Drive, Stamford Road and Connaught Drive. Motorists are advised to plan their route early, said the police on Wednesday.

Parking restrictions along the peripheral roads will be strictly enforced. Vehicles found parking or causing obstruction will be towed away.