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  • icky's Avatar
    78 posts since Jun '08
    • Hi, i'm new here, not sure if this topic is related to this forum, just trying my luck to seek for your help.


      i always wonder about where the first road of jurong, jurong road, starts and ends. when i took svc 174 once, it goes through a road beside PIE, between jurong west ave 2 and bukit batok road, that gave me the first impression of jurong road. later on, i found the stretch of road south to bukit batok nature park, between bb east ave 6 and upp bukit timah road, is called "old jurong road", near bukit timah fire station. surprisingly, there is a section of jurong road at the junction of jurong west ave 2 and corporation road, but it's been abandoned.

      So I think the old jurong road starts from bukit timah fire station and ends at the junction of jalan bahar/jalan boon lay/jurong west ave 2/jurong west ave 4. from jurong west ave 4, it's then upper jurong road, cutting over the stadium and jurong west st 93, connected to the upper jurong road now. jurong road follows jurong west ave 2, then PIE to bukit batok road, but i'm not sure how jurong road passes through bukit batok area, anyone knows about this? thanks in advance.

  • SBS8033D's Avatar
    4,048 posts since May '08
    • Originally posted by icky:

      Hi, i'm new here, not sure if this topic is related to this forum, just trying my luck to seek for your help.


      i always wonder about where the first road of jurong, jurong road, starts and ends. when i took svc 174 once, it goes through a road beside PIE, between jurong west ave 2 and bukit batok road, that gave me the first impression of jurong road. later on, i found the stretch of road south to bukit batok nature park, between bb east ave 6 and upp bukit timah road, is called "old jurong road", near bukit timah fire station. surprisingly, there is a section of jurong road at the junction of jurong west ave 2 and corporation road, but it's been abandoned.

      So I think the old jurong road starts from bukit timah fire station and ends at the junction of jalan bahar/jalan boon lay/jurong west ave 2/jurong west ave 4. from jurong west ave 4, it's then upper jurong road, cutting over the stadium and jurong west st 93, connected to the upper jurong road now. jurong road follows jurong west ave 2, then PIE to bukit batok road, but i'm not sure how jurong road passes through bukit batok area, anyone knows about this? thanks in advance.

      This thing goes to Tampines road too.

  • bus555's Avatar
    10,054 posts since Dec '06
  • Apex-LW'21's Avatar
    6,200 posts since Sep '05
    • The olden days of Jurong Rd was actually leads to the kampong areas of Jurong (i.e. from Bukit Timah to the Jurong Area), thereafter it continues to the Tuas area as Upp Jurong Rd. Noticeably the segments of Jurong Rd were shortened most probably the new developments of Bukit Batok & Jurong HDB new towns and as well as the PIE. Upp Jurong Rd, on the other hand was cut short as well for the extension of PIE to Corporation Rd. And again in the 1990s, part of PIE ending at Corporation Rd was renamed as Jurong West Ave 2, as the PIE was proposed to extend to Tuas and at the same time, Jurong Rd (10-12ms area) was cut short again, a few villages and small industrial factories still existed along Jurong Rd. If you can recall services like 143, it terminates at the terminal facing the Jurong Rd 10 ms Market before it eventually extended to Penjuru Rd and for 174, it plys through certain stretch of Jurong Rd before reaching or leaving NTI Bus terminal (known as NTU now).

  • icky's Avatar
    78 posts since Jun '08
  • Apex-LW'21's Avatar
    6,200 posts since Sep '05
    • Originally posted by icky:

      thanks, apex, so where is this jurong road 10ms market now?


      in the olden days, its around in the jurong / hong kah village area, but now the market was demolished as many villagers in the area were resettled and several stallholders of this market was re-located to the modern HDB towns in the vivinity in the 1980s.

      Edited by Apex-LW'21 31 Dec `08, 4:48PM
  • icky's Avatar
    78 posts since Jun '08
    • Originally posted by Apex-LW'21:


      in the olden days, its around in the hong kah village area, but now the market was demolished as many villagers in the area were resettled and several stallholders of this market was re-located to the modern HDB towns in the vivinity in the 1980s.

      is it somewhere near the market at bukit batok west ave 8?

  • Apex-LW'21's Avatar
    6,200 posts since Sep '05
    • Originally posted by icky:

      is it somewhere near the market at bukit batok west ave 8?


      its not located at Bt Batok West Ave 8.. its actually located off Jurong Town Hall Rd, inner part of Jurong & Hong Kah Village

      conversion: 10 ms = about 16 km, refer to detailed map below.

      Edited by Apex-LW'21 31 Dec `08, 4:57PM
    • map attached. (taken from Singapore Street directory 1981)

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      Edited by Apex-LW'21 16 Jan `09, 7:21AM
  • Khairiano's Avatar
    1,737 posts since Oct '08
    • Originally posted by Apex-LW'21:

      map attached. (taken from Singapore Street directory 1981)

      Photobucket

       

      According to the picture, Lor Getah is now become heave vehicle car park

  • sbst275's Avatar
    113,395 posts since Jun '04
  • Merczrox's Avatar
    7,312 posts since Sep '08
    • I love Jurong Rd.whenever i joyride on 174,i look forward to entering Jurong Rd.all the buses speed at that road.i remember taking SBS3915S on 174 and it sped non-stop at Jurong Rd as if the driver wanted to get out of that area quickly.i have even seen a few people fishing at that small drain that runs across Jurong Rd.and i heard that jungle is a former WW2 battlesite and that there were spirits of the dead soldiers lurking there.that place is so ulu.at night its damn scary man.my cousin block is just opposite that Jurong Rd jungle only.from the house can see the jungle.its super eerie at night man.the tall trees all look so black at night.its one of the most spooky places.lucky that spooky Jurong Rd is accompanied by the PIE.its good that 174 serves Jurong Rd.we can see those 174 buses chionging along there and could see a bit of the jungle too.

  • service_238's Avatar
    9,139 posts since Nov '03
    • Let's have a walk thru of Jurong Rd from Jurong Town Hall Rd to Bt Batok Nature Park.

      From Bt Batok Flyover at Jurong Town Hall Rd, it goes straight to the area behind Blks 172 174 175 then heads North-Eastward to behind Blk 182 192 191, cuts thru Bt Batok Swimming Complex and then follow Bt Batok East Ave 6 to Old Jurong Rd. Of course along Bt Batok East Ave 6 there's a little deviation but nothing much.

  • Merczrox's Avatar
    7,312 posts since Sep '08
    • Originally posted by service_238:

      Let's have a walk thru of Jurong Rd from Jurong Town Hall Rd to Bt Batok Nature Park.

      From Bt Batok Flyover at Jurong Town Hall Rd, it goes straight to the area behind Blks 172 174 175 then heads North-Eastward to behind Blk 182 192 191, cuts thru Bt Batok Swimming Complex and then follow Bt Batok East Ave 6 to Old Jurong Rd. Of course along Bt Batok East Ave 6 there's a little deviation but nothing much.


      Wow.did u really walk through from Jurong Town Hall Rd to Bt Batok Nature Park?u know the Jurong and Bt Batok area so well.

  • Apex-LW'21's Avatar
    6,200 posts since Sep '05
    • I wonder how SBS997A travels along Jurong Rd while it was a 174 permer..

      In addition , Corporation Rd that leads to Jurong Rd was permanently closed to vehicular traffic. Before the permanent road closure, there were several heavy vehicle parked there illegally. Also along the Jurong Rd, there were some disused bus stops (served by 174 & 175) after the shortening of Jurong Rd to make way for the PIE Extension to Tuas were abandoned for many years until they were being removed..

      Edited by Apex-LW'21 31 Dec `08, 9:36PM
  • SBS7382C's Avatar
    1,290 posts since Oct '08
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      Edited by SBS7382C 31 Dec `08, 9:36PM
    • Originally posted by Merczrox:

      I love Jurong Rd.whenever i joyride on 174,i look forward to entering Jurong Rd.all the buses speed at that road.i remember taking SBS3915S on 174 and it sped non-stop at Jurong Rd as if the driver wanted to get out of that area quickly.i have even seen a few people fishing at that small drain that runs across Jurong Rd.and i heard that jungle is a former WW2 battlesite and that there were spirits of the dead soldiers lurking there.that place is so ulu.at night its damn scary man.my cousin block is just opposite that Jurong Rd jungle only.from the house can see the jungle.its super eerie at night man.the tall trees all look so black at night.its one of the most spooky places.lucky that spooky Jurong Rd is accompanied by the PIE.its good that 174 serves Jurong Rd.we can see those 174 buses chionging along there and could see a bit of the jungle too.

      i remember got one time i look at the bus mirror at nite on 174 n saw the driverface he look like he saw ghost

  • Scania N113CRB l0v3r's Avatar
    6,904 posts since Jul '08
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      Edited by Scania N113CRB l0v3r 31 Dec `08, 9:38PM
  • brotherchen1982's Avatar
    3,776 posts since Nov '05
    • Originally posted by Apex-LW'21:

      map attached. (taken from Singapore Street directory 1981)

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      Bukit Batok still undeveloped, Upper Jurong Rd run infront of my HDB blk while PIE still under construction when I moved to JE from LCK Kampong in 1982.

      After the opening of PIE, part of Upper Jurong Rd infront of my HDB blk was demolished & become the jogging track.

      Edited by brotherchen1982 31 Dec `08, 10:23PM
  • sbst275's Avatar
    113,395 posts since Jun '04
  • brotherchen1982's Avatar
    3,776 posts since Nov '05
    • Originally posted by service_238:

       

      From Bt Batok Flyover at Jurong Town Hall Rd, it goes straight to the area behind Blks 172 174 175 then heads North-Eastward to behind Blk 182 192 191, cuts thru Bt Batok Swimming Complex.

      Always use this route to my Uncles factories at the former Bt Batok Ind Pk near Bt Batok St 22

    • Originally posted by Merczrox:

      I love Jurong Rd.whenever i joyride on 174,i look forward to entering Jurong Rd.all the buses speed at that road.i remember taking SBS3915S on 174 and it sped non-stop at Jurong Rd as if the driver wanted to get out of that area quickly.i have even seen a few people fishing at that small drain that runs across Jurong Rd.and i heard that jungle is a former WW2 battlesite and that there were spirits of the dead soldiers lurking there.that place is so ulu.at night its damn scary man.my cousin block is just opposite that Jurong Rd jungle only.from the house can see the jungle.its super eerie at night man.the tall trees all look so black at night.its one of the most spooky places.lucky that spooky Jurong Rd is accompanied by the PIE.its good that 174 serves Jurong Rd.we can see those 174 buses chionging along there and could see a bit of the jungle too.

      Part of Jurong Rd area used to a big cemetery till part of the land is used for PIE extension & for future housing development.

    • Originally posted by Apex-LW'21:

      The olden days of Jurong Rd was actually leads to the kampong areas of Jurong (i.e. from Bukit Timah to the Jurong Area), thereafter it continues to the Tuas area as Upp Jurong Rd. Noticeably the segments of Jurong Rd were shortened most probably the new developments of Bukit Batok & Jurong HDB new towns and as well as the PIE. Upp Jurong Rd, on the other hand was cut short as well for the extension of PIE to Corporation Rd. And again in the 1990s, part of PIE ending at Corporation Rd was renamed as Jurong West Ave 2, as the PIE was proposed to extend to Tuas and at the same time, Jurong Rd (10-12ms area) was cut short again, a few villages and small industrial factories still existed along Jurong Rd. If you can recall services like 143, it terminates at the terminal facing the Jurong Rd 10 ms Market before it eventually extended to Penjuru Rd and for 174, it plys through certain stretch of Jurong Rd before reaching or leaving NTI Bus terminal (known as NTU now).

      the part of PIE ending at Corporation Rd was renamed as Jurong West Ave 2 till the Jln Bahar/Jln Boon Lay junction when Jurong West Ave 3, St 22/23/24/25 were constructed & named, also 157 was amended to skip Boon Lay Ave.

      With the construction Jurong West Ave 3, St 22/23/24/25 & reloction of S'pore Boys Home, the stretch Jurong Rd from Upp Jurong Rd(then) entrance(bef S'pore Boy Home) to Jurong West St 23 was demolished.

      Edited by brotherchen1982 31 Dec `08, 10:47PM
  • icky's Avatar
    78 posts since Jun '08
    • Originally posted by Apex-LW'21:

      map attached. (taken from Singapore Street directory 1981)

      Photobucket

      Thank you, this is great

  • Apex-LW'21's Avatar
    6,200 posts since Sep '05
    • Originally posted by brotherchen1982:

      Part of Jurong Rd area used to a big cemetery till part of the land is used for PIE extension & for future housing development.


      that cemetery is known as Bulim Chinese Cemetery.

      Edited by Apex-LW'21 31 Dec `08, 11:09PM
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