In September 2011, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced that it would be constructing a new dual four-lane road in Bukit Brown Cemetery. This was so as "to alleviate the congestion currently experienced along Lornie Road and the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) during peak hours and to cater to expected growth in future traffic demand."
The physical conditions of the headstones can make it difficult to read or record part of the inscriptions. As you navigate the page, you may come across special symbols in the inscriptions. The following is an explanation of what each symbol means.