By Channel NewsAsia | Posted: 21 April 2008 1029 hrs

SINGAPORE: 17 SBS Transit bus services will be temporarily diverted due to road closure for the JPMorgan Chase Corporate Challenge Singapore 2008 on 23 April from 2.30pm to 8.00pm.

The affected bus services are 10, 36, 56, 57, 70, 97, 100, 107, 111, 130, 131, 133, 162, 195, 196, 502 and 518.

The diversion of these services will be activated in tandem with the different phases of roads closure for Connaught Drive, Raffles Avenue (from Temasek Avenue to Nicoll Highway), Esplanade Drive (towards Shenton Way) and Republic Boulevard.

With the closure of roads to vehicular traffic, the said services will not call at the bus stops along the affected route.

But commuters travelling to and from the area can board and alight at the bus stops along the diverted routes.

Traffic inspectors will be at the diversion points to assist bus captains and passengers.

More details can be found on - CNA/vm