Expressway construction noise expected to ease in 2023

North-South Corridor foundation works set to be done by then; mitigation steps taken: LTA

Construction work on the North-South Corridor in Ang Mo Kio last Saturday. The Land Transport Authority said work carried out on the $7.47 billion project so far includes traffic and utility diversions, as well as foundation works. ST PHOTO: DESMOND
Construction work on the North-South Corridor in Ang Mo Kio last Saturday. The Land Transport Authority said work carried out on the $7.47 billion project so far includes traffic and utility diversions, as well as foundation works. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

Since February, Mr Joseph Goh has not had a good night's sleep. Noise from the construction works right outside his apartment frequently startles his newborn son, waking the infant up at night.

His home faces Thomson Road, where a part of the 21.5km North-South Corridor (NSC) is being built.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 05, 2021, with the headline 'Expressway construction noise expected to ease in 2023'. Subscribe