Everything About the MCE Burst Pipe & Closure in 60 Sec

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The rain may be gone, but Singapore is still wetter than usual.

Yesterday night (Jan 16), a section of the Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE) was closed for about two hours because of a burst pipe.

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) said that a section of the eastbound tunnel on the MCE between the Central Boulevard exit and the Marina Boulevard entrance was temporarily closed to traffic at 9.10pm.

Repair works to fix the burst pipe was ongoing while the section was closed, according to Channel NewsAsia.

“Affected motorists can re-enter the MCE tunnel via Marina Boulevard.”

The cause of the incident is being investigated.

The affected section reopened at 11.25pm.

Those taking bus service 30 operated by SBS Transit was also affected.

What it looked like

These were videos and photographs taken by those who were in the tunnel.

Please be careful… Water falls under the MCE tunnel… #itsnotraining #seawaterfalling

Posted by Aldoacinda Jumaat on Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Dry to wet in an instant. Sprinklers activated in the MCE tunnel. Freezing cold siaaa journey after.

Posted by Muhammad Rizuan on Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Aye heading mce…Pipe burst

Posted by Ray Mysterio on Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Not the first incident

Last year in May, the fire-fighting system along the MCE tunnel was accidentally activated, causing a slowdown in traffic.

Image: CNA

Second pipe burst on the same day

Earlier on the same day (Jan 16), PUB also received a report on a pipe leak near TripleOne at Somerset Road.


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Three out of four lanes were closed in the early morning and motorists were advised to seek alternative routes.

Image: PUB Facebook Page

Thoughts

Oh well, nothing much to complain about, cos obviously no one wants it to happen. Just one more ‘interesting’ things happening to Singapore I guess.

Kudos once again to the teams for fixing the situation in no time!

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