27 Nov '11, 10am

More dust, noise with DTL3 construction: SINGAPORE: More inconvenience can be expected when construction of the

SINGAPORE: More inconvenience can be expected when construction of the Downtown Line 3 (DTL 3) begins Monday compared to when stages 1 and 2 were built. This is because DTL 3 will run along densely populated areas. However, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said it has been keeping those affected well informed ahead of construction works. When completed in 2017, DTL 3 will boost connectivity from Eastern towns like Bedok and Tampines, to the city. The alignment runs along many residential and commercial buildings. LTA project communications manager Ho Kok Khun said: "DTL 3, if you look at the alignment, runs along a densely populated and built-up area, so in this sense, there will be some residential buildings and commercial buildings (which) are in close proximity to the construction site. "So in terms of the noise and dust, the inconvenience could probably be even great...

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