ER256 - Design and Construction of Eco-bridge across BKE linking Nature Reserves, Singapore


Project Background

The design-and-built Contract ER256 involves the construction of green link Eco bridge across Bukit Timah Expressway linking Bukit Timah Nature Reserve and Central Catchment Area to enhance fauna movement which was cut off by the expressway built in 1985.

The proposed bridge is to be designed to support dense trees planting to provide a forest habitat to conserve existing native species and to re-establish species that are currently endangered. It is noted that this project goes in tandem with the Singapore’s National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan to preserve Singapore precious biodiversity.

Project Client: Land Transport Authority of Singapore
Contractor:Eng Lee Engineering Pte Ltd
Period:Nov. 2010 – Aug 2013
Construction Cost:SGD 11.828M (USD 9.3M)

Services provided by YWL

YWL Engineering Pte Ltd was engaged by the Contractor as QP(D) to provide the tender and detailed design services as follows:

  1. Design of 2 span continues integral bridge with a deck width of 60m
  2. Design of earth retaining structures and the associated drainage system