Underground build-up: Singapore building deep

A tunnel boring machine that will be used for tunnelling in the second phase of Singapore's Deep Tunnel Sewerage System. Singapore has ambitious plans to build storage and transport infrastructure deep underground.
A tunnel boring machine that will be used for tunnelling in the second phase of Singapore's Deep Tunnel Sewerage System. Singapore has ambitious plans to build storage and transport infrastructure deep underground.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

URA subterranean masterplan, 3D maps to guide planning for storage, utilities and infrastructure

Singapore is one of the most built-up cities not only on the surface.

With its ambitious plans to build all kinds of storage and transport infrastructure deep below the surface, Singapore also looks set to be one of the densest underground cities in the world.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 04, 2019, with the headline 'Underground build-up'. Print Edition | Subscribe