Singapore LTA T310
Construction of Bayshore Station and its Associated Tunnels
1st in TEL
to start tunneling
The Thomson-East Coast Line T310 project is undertaken by STECS in a joint venture with Woh Hup. The project includes the construction of underground Bayshore Station with five entrances, bored tunnels between Bayshore Station and Siglap Station and between Bayshore Station and Bedok South Station, one escape shaft and one cross passage. Three 6.35m diameter EPB machines will be used to construct the bored tunnels. The contract value is S$295.86 million.
Both of the Joint Venture partners are established contractors in Singapore and have completed several infrastructure and building projects in Singapore and overseas. They were previously involved in the construction of Circle Line’s Bras Basah, Buona Vista, Dhoby Ghaut, Esplanade, Holland Village, Kent Ridge, Promenade and Serangoon stations.
Together with Marine Parade, Marine Terrace and Tanjong Rhu stations, Bayshore and Siglap stations will serve as Civil Defence shelters along the East Coast stretch of TEL.