Singapore in the 1960s

Singapore in the 1960s - EP18

Reclaiming Land

By Toggle Video Published: 06 Sep 2018 Audio: Malay

Land reclamation works in the 1960s, in an area stretching from Bedok to Tanjong Rhu, utilised a pioneering method that was a first in Southeast Asia. The intention was to ease congestion along East Coast Road, the most congested road in Singapore at that time. Subtitles are available in English. For more archival materials from the National Archives of Singapore, please visit www.nas.gov.sg/archivesonline.

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