17 Nov '11, 1am

Blog post: Bye Bye Rochor Centre

Blog post: Bye Bye Rochor Centre

Photo by linkway88 In view of the Rochor residents & shops who have to make way for the new N-S Expressway, I propose 梧槽路 be renamed 无草路。 LTA chief on the new highway: "Speaking at a press conference yesterday, LTA chief executive Chew Hock Yong noted that the city centre is “very crowded” and there are MRT lines and a canal running through the affected area. Mr Chew added: “The road has to be of a certain level of straightness because the cars would have to travel at a certain speed. So taking all that into account, that was the alignment that we have to settle on.” I didn't realise that the LTA cared so much about our straightness. Nanyang Pho Leng Building, Lee Ah Mooi Old Age Home, and Victoria Street Wholesale Centre will also be gone. Many of the residents in the colourful and iconic Rochor Centre flats are senior citizens. While they will be offered newer flats and ...

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