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Expressways are special roads that allow motorists to travel quickly from one urban area to another. All of them are dual carriageways with grade-separated access. They usually have three to four lanes in each direction, although there are two-lane or five-lane carriageways in some places. There are ten expressways, including the new Marina Coastal Expressway, which was completed in December 2013, and another one under construction since 2017, the North - South Corridor (formerly known as the North-South Expressway)

Construction on the first expressway, the Pan Island Expressway, started in 1966. The other expressways were completed in stages, with the Marina Coastal Expressway being the most recently completed, in 2013. Today, there are 165 km of expressways in Singapore.

The Singaporean expressway networks are connected with Malaysian expressway networks via Ayer Rajah Expressway (connects with the Second Link Expressway in Malaysia) and Bukit Timah Expressway (connects with the Skudai Highway via Johor - Singapore Causeway).

List of Expressways

Expressways in Singapore
Name of Expressway (Abbreviation) Logo Opened Length Exit Terminus
Pan Island Expressway (PIE) PIE Logo.png 1966 42.8 km Changi Airport, ECP
Tuas, AYE
Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) AYE Logo.png 1988 26.5 km Keppel
Tuas Checkpoint, Tuas Second Link
North - South Corridor (NSC) N/A Under construction
To be completed by 2026
21.5 km Admiralty Road West
Republic Avenue and Nicoll Highway, ECP
East Coast Parkway (ECP) ECP Logo.png 1974 20 km Changi Airport, PIE
Marina Boulevard
Central Expressway (CTE) CTE Logo.png 1989 15.8 km SLE
Tampines Expressway (TPE) TPE Logo.png 1989 14 km SLE, CTE
Upper Changi Road East
Kallang - Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE) KPE Logo.png 2008 12 km MCE, ECP
Seletar Expressway (SLE) SLE Logo.png 1990 10.8 km Turf Club Ave, BKE
Bukit Timah Expressway (BKE) BKE Logo.png 1986 10 km PIE
Woodlands Checkpoint, Johor - Singapore Causeway
Kranji Expressway (KJE) KJE Logo.png 1994 8 km BKE
Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE) MCE Logo.png 2013 5 km AYE
Tanjong Rhu, KPE

List of Semi-expressways

Semi-expressways in Singapore
Name of Semi-expressway Opened Length Exit Terminus
Bukit Timah Road 1845 25 km Bukit Panjang, Choa Chu Kang
Little India, Kallang
Outer Ring Road System 1994 TBC AYE
West Coast Highway 2000 11 km West Coast
Tanjong Pagar (AYE)
Jurong Island Highway 1999 2.3 km AYE
Jurong Island
Nicoll Highway 1956 0.55 km Esplanade, KPE

See also