SINGAPORE: Several roads and lanes will be closed this weekend for the annual Thaipusam festival which will be held on 27 January.
These include the extreme left lane of Hastings Road and Dunlop Street and some closures will start from 3pm on 26 January.
Auxiliary police officers will be deployed at all affected road junctions to regulate traffic and assist motorists.
Police said parking restriction along the peripheral roads will be strictly enforced. Vehicles found to be parked indiscriminately or causing obstruction will be towed away.
Public transport operators SBS Transit and SMRT buses serving the affected roads will be diverted during the road closures.
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