Sunday, November 22, 2015

Contract Awards - Marine Parade

A render of the platform level of Marine Parade station.
Source: Straits Times.
On Friday, the Land Transport Authority announced the first award for contracts to build stations along the East Coast stretch of the Thomson-East Coast Line. Contract T307 was awarded to Samsung C&T and will be completed by 2023 as the first section of the East Coast section goes live.



A diagram showing the various sectors involved in contract T307.
Original production.
Construction for this contract is expected to commence in quarter 1 of 2016. During the course of construction, residents can expect some noise and dust. Road diversions will be necessary to make way for the construction of the station and the adjoining cut-and-cover tunnel towards Marine Terrace station. This cut-and-cover section will facilitate sidings and crossovers for the line at the track level while the upper level will feature a retail shops lining the underpass to the exits.

A render of exit C at Marine Parade station.
Source: Straits Times.
For more details, you may read the news report at The Straits Times or visit the Land Transport Authority's web news release.

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