Poetry Festival Singapore 2019 - Road Closures (Saturday, 20 July)
In view of National Day Parade 2019 rehearsals, road closures will be in effect on Saturday, 20 July 2019 around the Civic District. Festival-goers attending events on that date are advised to read the information below carefully.
All the highlighted roads in the image on the left (above if viewing on mobile) will be closed from 9am onwards or earlier, with the exception of the following:
(1) to (3) | North Bridge Rd towards Parliament House: closed from 1pm - 3pm / 6:30pm - 8pm
(13) to (14) | Raffles Ave towards Padang: closed from 3pm - 12mn
(14) to (17) | Esplanade Dr towards Fullerton Rd: closed from3pm - 12mn
For detailed information on road closure timings, refer to this link.
Visitors to Poetry Festival Singapore are advised to follow the suggested transport plans detailed below.
FOR FESTIVAL-GOERS WHO ARE DRIVING
Festival-goers who will be driving are advised to park at Funan Mall, then walk to the Arts House via Hill St. and North Boat Quay Promenade. Refer to the map on the left (above if viewing on mobile) for more details.
Do note that North Bridge Road towards Parliament House will be inaccessible between 1pm - 3pm / 6:30pm - 8pm. During these time slots, visitors are advised to use the Hill St. entrance to Funan Mall instead.
Blue - Entrance to Funan via North Bridge Road
Red - Entrance to Funan via Hill St (btw 1pm - 3pm / 6:30pm - 8pm)
Green - Walking route to Arts House from Funan Mall
FOR FESTIVAL-GOES WHO ARE TAKING PUBLIC TRANSPORT
The general public will only have pedestrian access to The Arts House via North Boat Quay Promenade, the walkway along the Singapore river. Visitors taking public transport are advised to use the following routes (illustrated in the map above) from the respective MRT stations/bus stops.
Green - Pedestrian accessible routes
Red - No pedestrian access btw 1pm - 3pm / 6:30pm - 8pm)
FROM CLARKE QUAY MRT
Via Eu Tong Sen St / New Bridge Rd --> North Boat Quay Promenade
FROM RAFFLES PLACE MRT
Via Raffles Place --> Bonham St --> Boat Quay --> Cavenagh Bridge --> North Boat Quay Promenade
FROM CITY HALL MRT
Via North Bridge Rd --> North Boat Quay Promenade
Between 1pm-3pm / 6:30pm-8pm: Via Stamford Rd --> Hill St --> North Boat Quay Promenade
FROM HIGH ST CTR (BUS STOP NO. 04229)
Via Hill St --> North Boat Quay Promenade
Buses: 2, 12, 33, 147, 190
FROM FULLERTON SQ (BUS STOP NO. 03011)
Via Fullerton Sq --> Cavenagh Bridge --> North Boat Quay Promenade
Buses: 10, 10e, 57, 70, 75, 100, 107, 128, 130, 131, 162, 167, 196, 196e, 531, 533, 534, 535, 536, 538, 539, 544, 545, 549, 554, 560, 564, 585, 589, 700, 761, 850E, 868, 951E and 971E