Six vie to take over stalled MRT project
LTA expects to appoint new builder of Downtown Line project by Sept
The Land Transport Authority has called a tender for a contractor to take over a Downtown MRT Line project from a company which went bankrupt.
It expects to appoint one by next month, in a bid to minimise delay to the project.
Six companies have been shortlisted: McConnell Dowell SEA, Penta-Ocean Construction, Nishimatsu Construction, Samsung C&T Corp, Shanghai Tunnel Engineering and SKEC (Singapore).
The successful bidder will take over from Austrian builder Alpine Bau, which was working on the line's King Albert Park, Sixth Avenue and Tan Kah Kee stations when it filed for insolvency and stopped work in mid-June.