Civil Contracts for 4 Stations for Jurong Region Line in Singapore
Singapore’s Land Transport Authority has awarded two civil contracts for the construction of four Jurong Region Line stations and their associated viaducts at a combined contract value of SGD 526 million.
The first contract, for the design and construction of two Jurong Region Line stations, JS11 and JS12 in the vicinity of the Jurong Town Corporation industrial area, was awarded to China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (Singapore Branch) SCB Building Construction Pte Ltd Joint Venture. Valued at a cost of around SGD 263 million, it also includes the construction of a 1.1km viaduct between the two stations along Jurong Pier Road.
The second contract, valued at approximately SGD 263 million, was awarded to Hwa Seng Builder Pte Ltd. The contract includes the design and construction of two stations (JW3 and JW4) and a 1.4km viaduct between the two stations, in the vicinity of Nanyang Technological University.
Construction works under both contracts are expected to start in the second quarter of 2021 and are expected to be completed by 2029.
Jurong Region Line will improve connectivity in the western part of Singapore by serving areas that currently do not have direct links to the rail network such as NTU, Jurong Industrial Estate, Jurong Innovation District, Pandan Reservoir and the future Tengah area. The stations at Choa Chu Kang, Boon Lay and the Jurong area are expected to add more than 60,000 additional households within a 10-minute walk from a train station. As key residential areas such as Tengah new town develop over time, even more households will benefit from the JRL in future.