Expanded expressway link to ease congestion

TPE-KPE interchange boost will help meet Punggol's growing transport needs: Experts

First announced in 2014, the $185 million expansion of the intersection between the KPE and TPE included the building of roads, three vehicular bridges crossing Sungei Serangoon and Sungei Blukar, and a new flyover across the TPE.
First announced in 2014, the $185 million expansion of the intersection between the KPE and TPE included the building of roads, three vehicular bridges crossing Sungei Serangoon and Sungei Blukar, and a new flyover across the TPE.ST PHOTO: MATTHIAS CHONG

The expansion of the interchange between the Tampines Expressway (TPE) and the Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE) would help improve traffic conditions in the growing Punggol area, say experts.

The Straits Times reported last week that the intersection between the two expressways, including a direct connection to Punggol Central, would open by the end of next month. This is almost a year ahead of its original projected opening in the third quarter of next year.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 25, 2018, with the headline 'Expanded expressway link to ease congestion'. Subscribe