21 Nov '11, 3am

Singapore, Johor explore the feasibility of an undersea tunnel for its third link

KUALA LUMPUR - An undersea tunnel has been mooted as a third link between Singapore and Malaysia, according to Johor's Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA). The Star reported yesterday that a feasibility study is being conducted on constructing a 1km undersea link, which is slightly shorter than the Causeway. "By going underwater, there is no need to tear down existing structures above the sea and there will be less disruption to movement between Johor Baru and Singapore," IRDA chief executive Ismail Ibrahim was quoted by the newspaper as saying. The Star also cited Ismail as saying that a detailed engineering study on the tunnel would be conducted by consultants appointed by both governments. He said both Singapore and Malaysia had yet to determine the cost of the tunnel, which would not be parallel to the Causeway. The Causeway, which is about 1.056km long, was...

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