Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway

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The Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE) is a expressway connecting East Coast Parkway (ECP) in the south and Tampines Expressway (TPE) in the north-east. It is the longest subterranean road tunnel in Southeast Asia. It is also believed to be the world's sixth longest underground road project at its time under construction. The KPE had extended its southern end to link to Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE), with the extension being known as Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE).

Timeline of Opening[edit]

Year Section Phase
2007 ECP - PIE 1
2008 PIE - TPE 2
2013 Connected to MCE MCE

Interchanges[edit]

The expressway has 8 vehicular interchanges, the Tampines, Buangkok, Defu & Kallang Flyovers, Bartley Rd East, Sims Ave, Nicoll Highway & Upper Paya Lebar Rd.

North bound exits[edit]

Exit Interchange To
Expressway continued from MCE
2B Kallang Bahru Flyover PIE (Tuas)
Aljunied West Flyover PIE (Changi Airport)
5 - Upper Paya Lebar Rd
6 - Bartley Rd East
End of tunnel
9A Defu Flyover Tampines Rd
Hougang Town
Tampines Ave 10
9B Buangkok Flyover Buangkok Dr
(Sengkang)
9C Tampines Flyover TPE (CTE / SLE)
Halus Link
Punggol Central
Expressway continues as TPE (PIE)

South bound exits[edit]

Exit Interchange To
Expressway continued from TPE
10 Buangkok Flyover Buangkok Dr
(Tampines Rd)
9A Defu Flyover Tampines Rd
Start of tunnel
6 - Airport Rd
3 KPE-PIE PIE (Tuas)
2C - Sims Ave
2A - Nicoll Highway
1A
(Exit as 1)
KPE-ECP ECP (Changi Airport)
1 ECP (City)
Sheares Ave
Expressway continues as MCE (AYE)

Emergency Services[edit]

  • Police (SPF) - 999
  • Fire / Medical (SCDF) - 995
  • Breakdown (LTA EMAS Recovery) - 1800-2255-582

There are 3 police centres (or police stations) near this expressway. They are the Geylang Neighbourhood Police Centre in Geylang, Hougang Neighbourhood Police Centre in Hougang & Sengkang Neighbourhood Police Centre in Sengkang.

There is 1 public hospital near this expressway. It is the Sengkang General Hospital in Sengkang.

Buses[edit]

  • Public service 43e, 53, 81, 518, 654, 660, 672

See also[edit]

External links[edit]