A veteran civil engineer said corbels are “extremely strong structures” which do not give way “just like that”.
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The firm had been found guilty just three days earlier in connection with another accident at a construction site.
Preliminary investigations showed that corbels – which had been put up to support the weight of pre-cast beams between two piers – had collapsed.
A steam roller overturned along Upper Serangoon Road near the junction of Charlton Road, causing a massive jam for motorists heading towards the city.
Accidents involving jaywalking have been on the rise in recent years. There were 195 accidents in 2014, 230 in 2015 and 248 last year, said a Traffic Police (TP) spokesman.
The newly-opened Braddell flyover had a smooth start, but it can only be ascertained to be effective when schools reopen on June 26 as traffic will be heavier.
Construction of the Braddell Flyover is finally complete, after more than four years and three missed deadlines.
Many motoring scenarios mirror the situations you encounter in your daily life, according to this columnist.
The average mileage for motorists may have fallen, but roads remain congested.
The new flyover connecting motorists from Lorong 6 Toa Payoh directly to the Braddell Underpass will open on June 11 at 6am.