North Bridge Road

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North Bridge Road at Kampong Glam.

North Bridge Road (Chinese: 桥北路) is a one-way road in Singapore, running north of the Singapore River. It starts at the junction with Crawford Street in Kallang, on the western bank of the Rochor River, and continues in a southwest direction before ending at Elgin Bridge. The stretch south of the Singapore River after Elgin Bridge is called South Bridge Road. En route, North Bridge Road travels through the planning areas of Kallang, Rochor and the Downtown Core.

North Bridge Road is one of the oldest roads in Singapore and was outlined in the Jackson Plan. North Bridge Road was constructed by GD Coleman between 1833 and 1835, and built by convict labour. The road was a route for trolley buses and later "mosquito buses" until 1962, when the current motor bus system was implemented. North Bridge Road was called the "Big Horseway" in the past.

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