The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded three civil contracts for the design and construction works of four Jurong Region Line (JRL) stations and their associated viaducts, at a combined contract value of $596.0 million.
Design and Construction of Boon Lay station
2. The first JRL contract in this tranche, valued at $172.0 million, has been awarded to China Communications Construction Company Limited (Singapore Branch). It comprises the design and construction of Boon Lay station and a 0.8km viaduct along Jurong West Street 64. It also includes addition and alteration works to the existing Boon Lay station on the East-West Line to provide a seamless connection to the new JRL station. The new station is expected to be completed in 2026.
3. China Communications Construction Company Limited is a company with 15 years of experience, specialising in the design and construction of large-scale rail, road and bridge projects. It has previously completed several rail projects in countries including China and Kenya.
Design and Construction of Gek Poh and Tawas stations
4. The second contract, valued at $226.6 million, has been awarded to Sembcorp Design and Construction Pte Ltd. It comprises the design and construction of Gek Poh and Tawas stations and two viaducts at a total length of 1.3km – one along Jurong West Street 75 and another between the two stations. The two stations are expected to be completed in 2026.
5. Sembcorp Design and Construction Pte Ltd has an established track record in Singapore, providing design-and-build construction services such as architectural, civil and structural, mechanical and electrical engineering and quantity surveying. The company is also currently involved in constructing the TEL Marina South Station.
Design and Construction of Jurong East station
6. The third contract, valued at $197.4 million, has been awarded to Daelim Industrial Co. Ltd. It comprises the design and construction of Jurong East station and a 0.5 km viaduct at the station. It also includes addition and alteration works to the existing Jurong East station on the North-South and East-West Lines, to integrate it with the new JRL station. The new station is expected to be completed in 2027.
7. Daelim Industrial Co., Ltd. is a Korea-based global contractor with a wide range of experience in providing design and construction services, having completed infrastructure and building projects in Korea and overseas. It is currently involved in the construction of the TEL Outram Park interchange station. Daelim Industrial Co., Ltd. also previously constructed a section of the Marina Coastal Expressway.
Annex A – Details of stations
Annex B – Travel time savings with JRL stations