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HUMAN ERROR THE CAUSE OF HIGHWAY COLLAPSE?

It was suggested that the collapse happened because there could have been an error in the design, or the structures were not constructed to design specifications. If despite stringent checks and counter checks done to ensure this does not occur, but yet it still did, then questions would have to be asked of the structural engineers who did the checks. Another reason could have been ground movement, but again, this would have been checked before works are carried out.

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1 DEAD 10 INJURED AS UNCOMPLETED HIGHWAY STRUCTURE COLLAPSE AT UPP CHANGI RD

One was pronounced dead while 10 others were injured after an uncompleted highway structure collapsed along Upper Changi Rd East this morning. The incident happened near the PIE exit to the TPE at around 3.35am. As many as 60 SCDF officers were alerted to the scene. Latest update: SCDF announced that it completed its rescue operations and has accounted for all of the construction workers.

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