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Animals Crossing

CAUTION: ANIMALS CROSSING An eco-link, for animals to move and plants to be dispersed between two nature reserves, spans the Bukit Timah Expressway and must be engineered carefully. Bukit Timah Nature Reserve 50m Trees Must be sturdily anchored so they do not topple in strong winds Soil 5,000 cu m of soil (weighing 2,500 tonnes to 4,000 tonnes) will be used To Woodlands Central Catchment Nature Reserve Root anchorage and barrier system Comprises layers of sand, gravel, root barrier and other ground stablisation and structural waterproofing protection FAST FACTS Wallace Education FARM ROAD Centre DAIRY Zhenghua Park Top slab I The eco-link is about 600m north of Rifle Range Road, at a narrow point between Bukit Timah Nature Reserve and the Central Catchment area Precast beam DAIRY FARM NATURE PARK Minimum headroom clearance for car to pass I Number of trees affected by the construction More than 40 trees and about 15 small plants. Contractors must take steps to retain the other trees. Drainage Singapore's rainy climate means builders must ensure the bridge does not get water- logged, to prevent floods and excess loading on the bridge under eco-link: 5.4m Proposed eco-link Upper Peirce Reservoir BUKIT TIMAH NATURE RESERVE CENTRAL CATCHMENT NATURE RESERVE RIFLE RANGE ROAD Murnane Reservoir BUKIT TTIMAH EXPRESSWAY I Animals that might benefit Pangolins (above), banded leaf monkeys and long-tailed macaques Area enlarged NOTE: Drawing is not to scale. TEXT: GRACE CHUA GRAPHICS: LIM YONG PHOTOS: NPARKS and SHIN MIN BUKIT TIMAH EXPRESSWAY

Animals Crossing

shared by IGEmp on Jan 30
This infogrpahic provides information about the Bukut Timah expressway in Singapore. It shows how it's going to make room for animal crossings and plants to grow.


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