23 Mar '12, 2am

Bridge at Bukit Brown will help, say some experts. It will minimise disruption of ecosystem.

Bridge at Bukit Brown will help, say some experts. It will minimise disruption of ecosystem.

Some environment experts said more information on the exact species in the area needs to be gathered first in order to understand the impact of the bridge on them. -- ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN By Feng Zengkun Some environment experts here believe a bridge that the Land Transport Authority (LTA) will be building as part of a road through the 200ha Bukit Brown Cemetery will help minimise disruption to the flora and fauna. Preserving the environment would be better but since the LTA is going ahead with the road plan, more thought needs to be put into the design of this bridge. Earlier this week, the LTA announced that a third of the planned road across the cemetery would be a bridge, to allow animals to pass under the road and preserve streams in the area. A 670m stretch of the road will climb up to 10m above ground. Among the animals believed to be found in Bukit Brown are the s...

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