30 Nov '16, 4am

#Singapore says no plans for third bridge

#Singapore says no plans for third bridge

SINGAPORE: Singapore has no plans, for now, to build a third bridge to link the island state with neighbouring Malaysia. “We are not currently planning for a third bridge. “I have seen some statements in Malaysia suggesting one, but the High-Speed Rail (HSR) is a very ambitious project,” says Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in an interview with Bernama today. Lee was asked whether with the HSR, a third bridge was still necessary or even viable. Business groups, urging for a third land link to Singapore, said it was ‘no longer an option’ citing traffic congestion along the Johor Causeway and Second Link. Talk about a third bridge has been rife for some time with the corporate community hoping that both governments would sit down and ­seriously discuss the matter. They opined that the present two links were no longer able to cope. In fact, it was proposed that the t...

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