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Roads closed on Friday morning for state funeral procession rehearsal

SINGAPORE - Roads near the Parliament House were closed to traffic during the early morning hours of Friday, March 27, to facilitate the rehearsal for the State funeral procession of Mr Lee Kuan Yew.

The affected roads are: North Bridge Road, South Bridge Road, High Street and Parliament Place. The time of the road closure will be between 12.01am and 5am.

Traffic delays may be expected and motorists are advised to plan their route early, the Traffic Police said in a statement.

Members of the public going to Parliament House are advised to take public transport. The car park at Parliament House will be closed during this period. Only vehicles with authorised labels are allowed to enter the car park.

Police officers and auxiliary police officers will be stationed at all affected road junctions to direct traffic. During the road closures, access into the affected roads will be granted only to police and emergency vehicles.

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

Members of the public who have enquiries on the road closures can call the public hotline at 6336 1166.