Work on stalled redevelopment of original Singapore Grand Prix venue kicks into gear

Signs have been put up to inform motorists that the Old Upper Thomson Road will be converted into a one-way street to accommodate a new park connector.
Signs have been put up to inform motorists that the Old Upper Thomson Road will be converted into a one-way street to accommodate a new park connector.ST PHOTO: BENJAMIN SEETOR

SINGAPORE - Work has begun on converting a venue for the original Singapore Grand Prix to cater to more leisurely pursuits, later than initially planned.

The National Parks Board (NParks) is turning a 3km stretch of Old Upper Thomson Road - a winding two-way road where racing cars roared in the 1960s and early 1970s - into a one-way street to accommodate a new park connector.

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