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MRT Station Construction Noise

Post by GoSASEagles » Sun, 24 Apr 2005 2:14 pm

Grateful if all you experienced Singaporeans and long time residents could comment on how severe the noise is near an underground MRT construction site. I'm considering a flat near the Holland Village site and need some advice. Pile driving involved in the construction of these stations? All and any information is greatly appreciated!!

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Re: MRT Station Construction Noise

Post by Guest » Thu, 28 Apr 2005 5:31 pm

GoSASEagles wrote:Grateful if all you experienced Singaporeans and long time residents could comment on how severe the noise is near an underground MRT construction site. I'm considering a flat near the Holland Village site and need some advice. Pile driving involved in the construction of these stations? All and any information is greatly appreciated!!
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Re: MRT Station Construction Noise

Post by Yutenji » Thu, 28 Apr 2005 10:50 pm

GoSASEagles wrote:Grateful if all you experienced Singaporeans and long time residents could comment on how severe the noise is near an underground MRT construction site. I'm considering a flat near the Holland Village site and need some advice. Pile driving involved in the construction of these stations? All and any information is greatly appreciated!!
Hi, generally, construction of underground stations does not require pile-driving since piles are intented for massive load-bearing, such as for medium-to-tall above-ground buildings. However, that doesn't mean that there won't be other types of irritation (dust, general noise, traffic congestion, semi-naked workers showering in broad daylight :roll: ). If you are considering buying a place, then it might be worth the pain, since the subsequent increase in the value of the place (due to proximity to MRT) should be significant. On the other hand, if you're going to rent then maybe think about somewhere else.

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Post by marythequeenofarkansas » Sat, 30 Apr 2005 2:57 pm

Dear Guest,

Why did you jump ugly on the OP? What about it offended you? Very, very unattractive. 8)

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 01 May 2005 1:18 am

marythequeenofarkansas wrote:Dear Guest,

Why did you jump ugly on the OP? What about it offended you? Very, very unattractive. 8)
Nothing has to offend a troll, hell, they don't even bother to read the posts.
I'm considering a flat near the Holland Village site and need some advice.
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Post by American » Sun, 22 May 2005 10:59 pm

Is this the same as hotel doors' banging ?

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Post by Wham » Mon, 23 May 2005 7:50 am

i am glad you guys picked up on that stupid reply and commented. Whoever wrote that reply either did not bother to actually read the question (which is hard to beleive as it was so short) OR has no idea how to speak english (which is also hard to beleive as the reply was written in perfect English) OR is a complete idiot with some sort of passive agressive complex that causes them to jump to stupid conclusion without actually engaging their brain - which seems the only logical conclusion.

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Post by T2K » Mon, 23 May 2005 9:59 pm

I'm living quite near the future Holland MRT station, very very near it as the matter of fact. There is some construction noise no doubt, but the traffic noise from Holland Road meant that it wasn't ever a totally peaceful place anyway. All the barriers around make getting taxis a bit more difficult. However, it's a great tool for rent negotiations! Depends how fussy you are I guess.

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