Contract 1688 - Construction of Station EW30 and Viaducts for Tuas West Extension, Singapore


Project Background

Tuas West Extension in Singapore is an extension of the East-West Line from Joo Koon station, consisting of a 7.5km long twin tracked MRT viaduct, four aboveground stations and a depot. The MRT viaduct is also integrated with a road viaduct along Pioneer Road.

The contract C1688 comprises the construction of an elevated station at Tuas Road and approximately 2.8km of elevated MRT viaducts.

The elevated viaduct consists of approximately 186 spans of precast segmental box girders, in which 10 spans are to be constructed using balanced cantilever method and the remaining ones using span-by-span method.

Project Client:Land Transport Authority, Singapore
Contractor: Shanghai Tunnel Engineering Co. Ltd
Period:November 2011 - June 2016
Construction Cost:SGD 190M (USD 137M)

Services provided by YWL

YWL Engineering was engaged by the main contractor and the specialist sub-contractors to provide the following services:

  1. Geometry control for segment casting and erection
  2. Precamber calculation
  3. Stress check for permanent works during construction
  4. Design of temporary works for segment erection
  5. Launching girder design review
  6. Segment lifter design review