Jacobs appointed as design consultant for CRL 1

10 June 2022

Jacobs has been appointed as the design consultant for the design and construction of the Tavistock Station and tunnels on Singapore’s Cross Island Line Phase 1 (CRL 1).

The contract, valued at around US$302m, comprises the design and construction of the TBM launch shaft, underground station, bored tunnels and associated building services.

Jacobs will work with Sato Kogyo, which was awarded the contract by Singapore's Land Transport Authority to provide civil, structural and architectural design services and maintain critical oversight through to the construction of the project.

The CRL, which will be 29km long and feature 12 stations, is Singapore’s eighth mass rapid transport line. It will serve existing and future developments in the east, north-east and west, linking major hubs such as Jurong Lake District, Punggol Digital District and Changi region. The total cost is S$861m ($US640.51m) and passenger services are scheduled to begin in 2030.