Seletar Expressway

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Seletar Expressway
Lebuhraya Seletar
செலேத்தார் விரைவுச்சாலை
Seletar Expressway is labelled in single dark blue line
Route information
Length: 10.8 km (6.7 mi)
History: Completed in 1998
Major junctions
West end: Kranji (BKE)
East end: Yio Chu Kang (CTE, TPE)
Regions: Woodlands, Yio Chu Kang
Highway system
Expressways of Singapore

The Seletar Expressway (Abbreviation: SLE) is a highway in Singapore that traverses the northern end of the island and joins the Central Expressway (CTE) and Tampines Expressway (TPE) in Seletar to the Bukit Timah Expressway (BKE) in Kranji.


The first stage of the expressway started as a continuous road from the Central Expressway and ended at Upper Thomson Road. This stretch was opened on 24 March 1990. Later, it was extended from Upper Thomson Road to the BKE. It replaced various roads - Lorong Handalan, Lorong Lentor, Lorong Selangin and Lorong Hablor.

The SLE is a six-lane dual carriageway. The Upper Thomson Road - BKE extension was opened in two parts: from BKE to Woodlands Avenue 2 on 5 November 1995, and from Woodlands Avenue 2 to Upper Thomson Road on 22 February 1998. The last sector of this expressway which opened was the last completed expressway project in Singapore until the opening of a section of the Kallang–Paya Lebar Expressway on 28 October 2007.

It had the largest clearing of the roads in the history - Lorong Gambas, Jalan Ulu Sembawang, and some dirt tracks.

Seletar Expressway eastbound towards Tampines Expressway before Woodlands Avenue 2 exit.

List of exits[edit]

No. Eastbound exit to road (destinations) Interchange Type No. Westbound exit to road (destinations)
End of expressway (CTE) Yio Chu Kang I/C SPUI Start of expressway
1A Yio Chu Kang Road
1B TPE (PIE, Changi) and Seletar West Link Seletar I/C Directional T 1 TPE (PIE/ECP)
3 Lentor Avenue(City) and Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6 Lentor I/C Diamond 3 Lentor Avenue(Yishun)
5 Upper Thomson Road Upper Thomson I/C SPUI 5 Upper Thomson Road
8B Mandai Avenue Sembawang I/C Diamond 8A Mandai Road and Mandai Avenue
9 Woodlands Avenue 12 Ulu Sembawang I/C SPUI 9 Woodlands Avenue 12
10 Woodlands Avenue 2 Marsiling I/C Trumpet 10 Woodlands Avenue 2
Start of expressway Turf Club I/C Double Trumpet 11 BKE (PIE) and Turf Club Avenue
End of expressway (BKE (Johor))

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