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Traffic Management Plan for Academic Year 2020

After two years at West Coast holding site, we will be shifting back to Jalan Lempeng. To ensure traffic will be smooth and safe for the school and other road users, we would like to share with parents / guardians the school’s traffic management plan from 2 January 2020 as follows:

a. Access Gates & Operating Hours

Figure 1 and Table 1 below show the locations of access gates and operating hours respectively. 

Figure 1: Locations of Access Gates

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Table 1: Gates and Operating Hours

Gate

Gate Location

Arrival

Dismissal

Supplementary Lessons / CCA Dismissal

Student Care Centre

(Pick-up)

Visitors

A

Pedestrian Access Gate

(Near Bus Stop along Commonwealth Ave West)

6.30am to 7.30am

1.30pm to 2.00pm

3.15pm to 5.45pm

- -

B

Pedestrian Access Gate                   (Next to Gate A along Commonwealth Ave West

6.30am to 7.30am

1.30pm to 2.00pm

-

-

-

E

Pedestrian Access Gate                
(Near Security Guard Post along Jalan Lempeng)

6.30am to 7.30am

1.30pm to 2.00pm

-

3.15pm to 7.00pm

7.30am to 1.30pm

2.00pm to 5.00pm

G

Pedestrian Access Gate
(Near Faber Drive along Jalan Lempeng)

6.30am to 7.30am

1.30pm to 2.00pm

- - -

D

Vehicle Access Gate
(Near Commonwealth Ave West and Jalan Lempeng Junction)

6.30am to 7.30am

1.45pm to 2.15pm

3.15pm to 7.00pm                               

(For entry only)

-

F

Vehicle Access Gate
(Next to Security Guard Post along Jalan Lempeng)

3.15pm to
7.00pm

(For exit only)

-

b. Vehicular Movement

Figure 2 below depicts vehicular movement during school arrival and dismissal. Figure 3 shows movement during supplementary lessons and CCA dismissal.

Figure 2: During School Arrival and Dismissal

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Explanatory Notes to Figure 2:
For those driving from Commonwealth Avenue West,
  • enter the school using Gate D only
  • drop off or pick up along the bus bay area
  • exit the school using Gate D only
  • turn right only towards Commonwealth Avenue West (no left turn) from 6.45am to  7.45am and from 1.45pm to 2.15pm

For those driving from Jalan Lempeng, 
  • enter the school using Gate F only
  • make a u-turn near canteen
  • drop off or pick up along canteen and foyer area
  • exit the school using Gate F only
  • turn left only towards Clementi Avenue 6 (no right turn) from 6.45am to 7.45am and from 1.45pm to 2.15pm

Figure 3: During Supplementary Lessons and CCA Dismissal

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Explanatory Notes to Figure 3:
All drivers from any direction are to
  • enter the school via Gate D only
  • pick up along canteen and foyer area
  • exit the school via Gate F only

c. Other Traffic Updates
  • Parking is not allowed in the school. Visitors can park at the nearby HDB car parks.
  • The traffic management plan will be modified, as and when required, to further improve the traffic flow and enhance safety.
  • There will be a signalised traffic light to be installed near Gate G in the first half of 2020. When it is operational, the existing zebra crossing will be removed.
  • Road markings along Jalan Lempeng will be adjusted to facilitate a smooth traffic.

d. Safety and Security Reminders 
  • Keep within the 15km/h speed limit while driving in school
  • Follow the instructions / directions of road marshals
  • Alight and pick up your child only at the designated drop-off / pick-up points
  • Follow traffic rules and drive safely
  • Pedestrians are to walk on footpaths and use only pedestrian gates to enter or exit the school
  • All visitors including parents to register at the security guard post to access school for official business, e.g. buying books /uniforms, meetings, fetching unwell students etc.