The Land Transport Authority has awarded a contract to Samwoh Corporation Pte Ltd for the widening of Fort Road and Mountbatten Road between Nicoll Highway and Kampong Arang Road and a contract to Sato Kogyo (S) Pte Ltd for the construction of a new vehicular underpass at Nicoll Highway/Guillemard Road junction.
The project also includes:
- Construction of a new covered pedestrian overhead bridge with barrier-free ramps to replace the existing pedestrian overhead bridge across Mountbatten Road near Goodman School of Art
- Lowering of Stadium Road near Merdeka Bridge
- Construction of two facilities buildings for the new vehicular underpass
- Widening of the 1 lane entry from Nicoll Highway into KPE tunnel to 2 lanes
Works for the widening of Fort Road and Mountbatten Road between Nicoll Highway and Kampong Arang Road are targeted for completion by second quarter of 2014. The works for the new vehicular underpass from Sims Ways to Nicoll Highway are targeted for completion by third quarter of 2016.
Motorists are advised to drive carefully and follow the directional signs on display.