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The contracts awarded to construct the four stations will be part of the Jurong Regional Line's third phase, with the completion date slated to be in 2029.

06 Apr 2021 | Local News : Singapore


The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded two civil contracts for the construction of four Jurong Region Line (JRL) stations and their associated viaducts at a combined contract value of $526 million.

The first contract, for the design and construction of two JRL stations, JS11 and JS12 in the vicinity of the Jurong Town Corporation industrial area, was awarded to China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (Singapore Branch) (CCECC) - SCB Building Construction Pte Ltd Joint Venture. Valued at a cost of around $263 million, it also includes the construction of a 1.1km viaduct between the two stations along Jurong Pier Road.

The construction of the four stations are expected to be completed by 2029
SCB is a local company founded under SCB Group which specialises in building projects. It was previously involved in the upgrading of Tuas Depot as well as undertaking addition and alteration works to the Thomson-East Coast Line rail facility building. SCB was also involved in the construction of the Tuas Crescent Station and viaducts for the Tuas West Extension as a sub-contractor.

CCECC is a multinational engineering and construction company that is currently involved in the construction of the Pasir Ris railway turnback, as well as a viaduct stretch of the North-South Corridor between Sungei Seletar and Yishun Avenue 5. The company is also working on the trackwork for Circle Line 6 and the North East Line extension.

The second contract, valued at approximately $263 million, was awarded to Hwa Seng Builder Pte Ltd. The contract includes the design and construction of two stations (JW3 and JW4) and a 1.4km viaduct between the two stations, in the vicinity of Nanyang Technological University.

Hwa Seng Builder Pte Ltd is a local company with a wide range of experience in providing construction services. The company was previously involved in the expansion of the KPE/TPE interchange, which included the construction of a link road to Punggol Central.

It also completed other LTA projects such as the widening of Woodlands Road, Choa Chu Kang Link, Stagmont Ring and Bukit Batok East Avenue 3, as well as improvement works for the PIE slip road between Clementi North Flyover and Toh Tuck Flyover. Construction works under both contracts are expected to start in the second quarter of 2021 and are expected to be completed by 2029.

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