The Marina Coastal Expressway
(MCE) is a motorway presently (August 2012) under construction on the southern part of Singapore
. It connects the Keppel Viaduct
in the west with the Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway, at the interchange with the East Coast Parkway
, in the east. Construction began in 2008. When it was completed at the end of 2013, it became the shortest expressway in the country, with a length of just 5 km (3 mi). However, it is also the most expensive expressway in Singapore, as the total cost is estimated at S$4.1 billion, much more than the S$1.74 billion spent on the Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway
The Marina Coastal Expressway is a dual carriageway expressway. It has ten lanes, with five in each direction. 3.5 km (2.2 mi) of the expressway is underground. This includes a 420-meter stretch under the Straits of Singapore, just 150 m from the Marina Barrage
, a particular challenge to engineers due to the high volume and water pressure expected whenever the barrage discharges.
The expressway provides an artery connecting the eastern and western part of Singapore to the New Downtown area being developed south of the present Central Business District. Places accessed include the Marina South Pier
and the proposed Marina Cruise Centre.
Among the roads forming
Location of Marina Coastal Expressway on map
Add your business/shop to my site
How would you like to have your business or shop added to this website, so that would-be customers can easily find you? This website provides place information of the whole world, with special emphasis on Malaysia and Singapore.
If you has a shop or business anywhere in Malaysia or Singapore, with a physical location, you may have your shop listed on one of the pages of this site. For example, a shop in Cheras will be placed on the Cheras page, another in Kota Bharu is listed in the Kota Bharu page, and so on. You only need to pay a one-time fee, and your shop will be listed for you for as long as this site is still running. There are different placement plans available. To find out more, CONTACT ME
Visiting Singapore? Get your hotel room here
Compare the room rates from different online booking sites to get the best rates for your trip.
If you're travelling somewhere, look for accommodation using the Search Hotel engine below. It helps you find the online booking site that offers the best rates for the room you want.
Going somewhere by express bus in Malaysia/Singapore?
Book your bus ticket online right here.
It is easy, safe and fast!.
Hire a car
| Our Recipes
| Facebook Posts
| Just Curious
| Not In The Dictionary
| Our Flowering Garden
My YouTube Videos
Check out my YouTube Channel
and don't forget to subscribe!
Planning Areas of Singapore
"Planning Areas" are the de facto districts of Singapore. This map shows you all the planning areas of the island nation. Click on them to get to know each area.
Explore Singapore made easy with MRT
This comprehensive map of the Singapore Mass Rapid Transit shows you every station in the network, so that you can easily plan your journeys and change trains accordingly. As with the bus and LRT, you are charged a fare according to the distance travelled.
About Timothy Tye
Welcome to my website, Discover with Timothy Tye
. I started it in 2003 to freely share information about places. Today it has close to thirty thousand pages. I have been writing this website full time since 1 November 2007, and continue to do so as a means to satisfy my curiosity about the world around me. I am happy if the information I have assembled is useful to you. Please follow me on Facebook
As a Christian, I hope that through this website, I am able to deliver God's Good News
to those who need it all over the world. If you wish to contact me, please submit the contact form
. Thanks again, don't forget to follow me on Facebook
Malaysia Travel Tips!
My Malaysia Travel Tips
has useful information on every state in Malaysia (Johor
, Negeri Sembilan
) and every major city and destination (Kuala Lumpur
, Johor Bahru
, Cameron Highlands
, Kota Kinabalu
, Alor Setar
, Petaling Jaya
, Kota Bharu
, Kuala Terengganu
) and hundreds of smaller towns.
This website is hosted on Bluehost
, one of the biggest web hosting companies in the world.
Copyright © 2003-2019 Timothy Tye
. All Rights Reserved.