Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded a S$265.4 million contract for the design and construction of three Jurong Region Line (JRL) stations and associated viaducts to the John Holland Pty Ltd – McConnell Dowell South East Asia Pte Ltd Joint Venture. This contract covers the construction of Tengah Plantation, Tengah Park and Bukit Batok West stations - they are currently working names - and viaducts spanning 2.3 km.
The Tengah Plantation station will serve future residential developments in Tengah New Town, while The Tengah Park station will serve existing residential developments along Bukit Batok Road. The Tengah Park station will also cater to students and staff of several educational institutions nearby, including Dulwich College which is adjacent to the station and Millennia Institute.
The Bukit Batok West station will serve existing residential and commercial developments within the Bukit Batok West and Yuhua areas, including educational institutions, places of worship and parks.
Construction works for these three JRL stations are expected to start later this year with completion slated for 2026.
John Holland and McConnell Dowell both specialise in the design and construction of large-scale rail, tunnel, road and bridge projects. The joint venture brings together their collective experience in local rail projects over the years, said LTA. In Singapore, John Holland has constructed Jalan Besar station on the Downtown Line and is currently involved in the construction of Siglap and Springleaf stations on the Thomson-East Coast Line. McConnell Dowell previously constructed Beauty World and King Albert Park stations on the Downtown Line.
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