Turas West Extension, C1688 MRT, Singapore, 2014

  • Client : LTA Singapore / Shanghai Tunnel Engineering Co Ltd.
  • SDI supplied:Equipment Assembly, Relocation, Operation and Dismantling of 2 sets of DP500 launching gantries
  • Year:2014

Singapore MRT Turas West Extension Project involved the construction of a twin level interchange station EW30 and 6 Km of elevated twin viaducts connecting to the existing Boon Lay extension.

In 2014 Shanghai Tunnel awarded SDI a subcontract for assembly, relocation, operation (segment and beam erection), maintenance and dismantling of both Launching Gantries.

Commencing in January 2014, SDI mobilized a team over 40 staff and workers for the project. SDI completed erection of over 200 spans and multiple relocations of the launching gantries within 18 months with no major incidents or reportable accidents.

  • Launching Gantry must adapt to erect double deck and triple deck spans
  • Erection of double deck spans with different levels at station approaches
  • Construction above the PIE expressway, the highest section of MRT ever     built in Singapore.
  • Erection of segments, T-beams and I-beams on three levels in the station     concourse area
  • Split level piers requiring additional temporary supports
  • Operation above and adjacent to heavily trafficked roads

24 hours operation with two or three shift systems