15 Nov '11, 9am

Expressway construction sparks large acquisition

Expressway construction sparks large acquisition

SINGAPORE: The government has announced the full alignment for the 21.5-kilometre-long North-South Expressway (NSE), with the southern segment unveiled on Tuesday. The final 5.6-kilometre stretch of the expressway will be an underground tunnel beginning from Toa Payoh Rise and ending at East Coast Parkway. It will pass along Thomson Road, Bukit Timah Road and Ophir Road before leading to the East Coast Parkway Expressway. In January, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) had announced the alignment for the northern segment between Admiralty Road West and Toa Payoh Rise. When ready by 2020, NSE, which is Singapore's 11th expressway, is expected to cut travel time for motorists by up to 30 per cent. For example, a journey between Yishun and the city currently takes about 30 to 35 minutes. With the NSE, the same journey can be completed between 20 and 30 minutes. LTA chief execu...

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