UPDATE at 7.09pm: LTA has completed road resurfacing works along the stretch of PIE (Changi) after Jurong Town Hall Road exit.
A LTA spokesman said one lane was re-opened at 6pm and the remaining lane was re-opened at 7.05pm.
SINGAPORE - An oil spill caused by an accident has resulted in the closure of two lanes along the Pan Island Expressway (PIE) after Jurong Town Hall Road exit on Feb 1.
According to LTA, the accident involved an oil tanker.
Two lanes are closed "to facilitate recovery", said LTA.
Motorists advised to seek alternative routes. LTA will reopen affected lanes when recovery works are completed.— LTATrafficNews (@LTAtrafficnews) February 1, 2016
Oil spill caused by accident involving an oil tanker resulted in closure of 2 lanes along PIE(Changi) aft Jurong Town Hall Rd exit.— LTATrafficNews (@LTAtrafficnews) February 1, 2016
Motorists are advised by LTA to seek alternative routes such as the slip road of Toh Guan Rd.
The affected lanes and the slip roads of Bukit Batok Rd and Jurong Town Hall Rd into PIE (Changi) are closed to facilitate recovery and will be opened when recovery works are completed, said an LTA spokesman.
This is a second oil spill incident in four days.
It was reported that a motorist had driven into the bank of a Malaysian-registered oil tanker, crushing the entire hood of his car. The driver, 41, was conveyed conscious to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital.
The clean-up and recovery, which included repaving part of the expressway, took about 12 hours.