Crack on Adam road cause 'massive' traffic jams
A crack appears on Adam Road causing jams on Friday morning (Jun 1), seen in this photo circulating on social media.
SINGAPORE: A large crack on Adam Road caused traffic jams along Adam Road and Lornie Road on Friday (Jun 1) morning.Motorists were warned via the Expressway Monitoring Advisory System (EMAS) that there was a "massive jam" on Adam Road towards Queensway due to an “uneven road”.
A video and photo sent to Channel NewsAsia showed a large crack across two lanes and depressions on the road before the entrance to the Pan-Island Expressway on Adam Road.Motorist Augustine Low, 33, said that the traffic seemed to begin from Braddell Road and extended until Adam Road."It took me about 20 minutes on a motorcycle to clear the road. Normally it takes me five minutes," Mr Low told Channel NewsAsia.
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) also posted updates on their social media accounts warning motorists of heavy traffic on Adam Road because of an "obstacle".Obstacle on Adam Road (towards Queensway) after MacRitchie viaduct— LTATrafficNews (@LTAtrafficnews) June 1, 2018
SBS Transit cautioned commuters that bus services like 52, 74, 93, 157, 165, 852 are delayed along Adam Road towards Queensway due to "urgent roadworks".
Please be informed that Services 52, 74, 93, 157, 165, 852 are delayed along Adam Road towards Queensway due to urgent road works.— SBS Transit (@SBSTransit_Ltd) June 1, 2018
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Source : http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/crack-adam-road-lornie-road-massive-jams-10309604