Bus services to be diverted on Aug 2-3 for demolition of overhead bridge along North Bridge Road

The overhead bridge links The Adelphi to the now-defunct Funan DigitaLife Mall, which is making way for a new shopping centre.
The overhead bridge links The Adelphi to the now-defunct Funan DigitaLife Mall, which is making way for a new shopping centre. PHOTO: THE NEW PAPER

SINGAPORE - Several bus services that ply a stretch of North Bridge Road will be temporarily diverted to facilitate a demolition of an overhead pedestrian bridge from Aug 2 to 3.

Demolition of the bridge, which is located near The Adelphi, will start from 11pm on Aug 2 and end at 5am the next day.

Public transport operator SBS Transit, in a statement on Wednesday (July 26), said a total of 10 bus services will be affected.

Services 32, 51, 63, 80 and 195 will skip the bus stop after City Hall MRT station exit B.

Instead, they will stop at the one in front of St Andrew's Cathedral instead.

The bus stop opposite commercial building The Treasury will also be closed, affecting bus services 51, 63, 80, 124, 145, 166, 174 and 197.

Three SMRT bus services will also be temporarily diverted on Aug 2 and Aug 3. These are bus services 61, 851 and 961.