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Old September 15th, 2010, 08:47 AM   #81
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Detailed Locations of All Speed Cameras along Singapore’s Newest Expressway KPE Revealed!

There are a total of 6 cameras in both directions.
3 towards ECP, at 0.9km, 3.5km and 6.9km mark.
3 towards TPE, at 2.1km, 4.2km and 6.7km mark.
Speed limit for KPE is 70km/h and the buffer for “Kodak Moment” is 9km/h.
Which means to say, you will be OK travelling 79km/h at the cameras.
There will be a single flash if your picture is taken!
No need to smile at the cameras, photo will be taken on the rear of your car.

Speed Cameras are marked with “Speed Camera Ahead” signs.
The cameras are located 70 to 100 metres after this sign.








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Old September 15th, 2010, 08:50 AM   #82
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Old September 15th, 2010, 08:51 AM   #83
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These are just 10 ways (out of hundreds!) that can help you determine when you’ve already crossed the Malaysia-Singapore border:-

The speed limit in the freeway is only 90km/hr. It seems such a shame to see shiny expensive cars with powerful engines driving at snail’s pace in the highways.

Speed cameras are everywhere and speeding fines are steep, so no one dares to overspeed…until these very same Singaporean cars cross the border into Johor and feel the exhilaration of driving at the 120km/hr allowable limit. As expected, many of these cars go beyond the speed limit.

Even if they get caught, I suppose RM300 doesn’t cause quite a dent in the Singaporean’s pockets, considering that RM300 is only about S$130, hardly exorbitant by Singaporean standards. But I digress. Moving on…


Road signs start to get perplexing. PIE. ECP. AYE. (Pan Island Expressway. East Coast Parkway. Ayer Rajah Expressway. Respectively, of course.)
Singapore road signs

High-rise condominiums sprout like skyscrapers everywhere. Singapore has very little land, so housing developers have little option for expansion other than building higher and higher.

Very few people speak Malay. With the Singaporean population comprising mainly of Chinese (75% to be exact), most of them hardly speak any Malay.

It’s a huge contrast to most Chinese Malaysians who can carry on a pretty decent conversation in Malay. Even the 14% Malay population living in Singapore are more likely to speak English than Malay.

Escalators move at a much faster rate — proof that pace of life in Singapore is much faster than Malaysia! [NB: A good friend of mine told me that even hair seems to fall off at a more rapid rate in Singapore. She's not sure if it's because of the water, the weather, or the stress.]

Bus stations are equipped with signboards that indicate the times of arrival of various buses, e.g. 8:12, 8:15, 8:18. And more surprisingly, the buses arrive as per the stated times. As they say on that now defunct Ripley’s show, “Believe…or not!”
The Walk/Don’t Walk signs feature skinnier images. Perhaps a subliminal message from the Singaporean government to promote a healthier lifestyle?
In lieu of the Petronas Twin Towers, you’ll see this massive durian-like building instead.
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Old September 15th, 2010, 12:23 PM   #84
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Speed limit for KPE is 70km/h and the buffer for “Kodak Moment” is 9km/h.
Which means to say, you will be OK travelling 79km/h at the cameras.
Quite generous. Considering your car speedometer is always like 4 - 7 km/h off, you can drive over 80 on your speedometer without getting a fine. For example, the margin is only 3 km/h in the Netherlands.
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Old October 7th, 2010, 12:09 PM   #85
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Quite generous. Considering your car speedometer is always like 4 - 7 km/h off, you can drive over 80 on your speedometer without getting a fine. For example, the margin is only 3 km/h in the Netherlands.
Such a small margin, must be very careful and watch your speed over there. The speed limit margin on freeways in Socal is say 15 mph (huge huh?)
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Old October 26th, 2010, 10:56 AM   #86
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Old January 25th, 2011, 09:48 AM   #87
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Old July 12th, 2011, 10:21 PM   #88
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Guy driving his Porsche along KPE @ a boring 100 km/h



Wow, you pay expensive toll yet only drive your Porsche at turtle's speed.

Sissy driving speed
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Old July 12th, 2011, 11:21 PM   #89
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Old July 13th, 2011, 02:16 AM   #90
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New expressway project - Marina Coastal Expressway:

The 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) MCE will connect the southern end of the Kallang–Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE) and its junction with the East Coast Parkway to the eastern end of Ayer Rajah Expressway. This links the eastern and western parts of Singapore to the New Downtown, currently being developed in the Marina Bay area. The MCE, with five lanes in each direction, would handle the large number of commuters to be drawn to the offices, homes and recreational attractions there. It will also open access to the proposed Marina Cruise Centre in Marina South and the existing Marina South Ferry Terminal.

The following contracts have been awarded for building the expressway:[6]

Civil Contracts
Contract 481 is awarded to Hock Lian Seng Infrastructure Ltd at a sum of S$305 million.
Contract 482 is awarded to Ssangyong Engineering and Construction Co Ltd at a sum of S$929.9 million.
Contract 483 is awarded to Samsung C&T Corporation at a sum of S$716.4 million.
Contract 485 is awarded to Penta-Ocean Construction Co Ltd at a sum of S$669.7 million.
Contract 486 is awarded to Samsung C&T Corporation at a sum of S$634.8 million.
Contract 487 is awarded to Sato Kogyo(S) Pte Ltd - Daelim Industrial Co. Ltd Joint Venture at a sum of S$732.6 million.
Electrical and Mechanical Contracts
Contracts 465A and 465B are awarded to Tyco Fire, Security & Services Pte Ltd at a sum of S$14.1 million and S$21.9 million respectively.
Contract 466 is awarded to Singapore Technologies Electronics Limited at a sum of S$8 million.
Contract 467 is awarded to Nam Lee Pressed Metal Pte Ltd at a sum of S$37.1 million.






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Old July 15th, 2011, 04:49 AM   #91
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What are the rules and procedures for driving in Singapore if you are a foreign tourist carrying an international driver's license/international driver's permit???
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Old August 18th, 2011, 04:02 PM   #92
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Singapore's roads rated the best in the world


http://www.todayonline.com/Singapore...t-in-the-world
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Old November 1st, 2011, 08:31 PM   #93
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Any plans to build another border crossing from Singapore to Malaysia ? (in Changi, for instance) ? Or even to Indonesia ? (Batam is not so far - 20km - right?)
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Any plans to build another border crossing from Singapore to Malaysia ? (in Changi, for instance) ? Or even to Indonesia ? (Batam is not so far - 20km - right?)
Yes, but it will be a Metro connection, not a road connection. There have been some preliminary talks about a 3rd road connection, but I don't think anything will come of it until the Metro connection is open -- slated for 2018, but might be later.

Talk about a road connection to Indonesia has not been very serious. It seems to be a bridge too far.
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Marina Coastal Expressway

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I took some pictures of the MCE construction site last Sunday.

Work on the new flyover connecting AYE to MCE:


Work on the MCE tunnel entrances from AYE, with the new Marina Bay Cruise Centre in the background:


Out of curiosity, what is being built in the middle of this photo? The Common Services Tunnels (CST)?
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Some pictures I took (in Dec 2012):
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SGP Expressways by adriansyahyassin, on Flickr

CTE/AYE

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I still wondering what kind of font that the Singaporean (and Bruneian) choose for road sign are (apart from the Rotis which is used in the road name signs), anyone knows?
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Marina Coastal Expressway

Marina Coastal Expressway to be ready by year-end

Finishing touches are being applied on the Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE), which is on track to open by the end of this year.

All structural works have been completed on the 5km, $4.3 billion highway, including a 420m undersea tunnel.
entire story: http://www.straitstimes.com/the-big-...year-end-20130
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Yup, then after MCE, the next would be North-South Expressway to be completed by year 2020.


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Why would they suggest something like that?
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