Chapter 9

The Changi East Reclamation Project in Singapore

Myint Win Bo1; Jian Chu2; Victor Choa3    1 Bullen Consultants Ltd., Bradford, U.K.2 Professor and James M. Hoover Chair in Geotechnical Engineering, Iowa State University, USA; Nanyang Technological University, Singapore3 Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Abstract

The Changi East Reclamation Project in Singapore is a multiphase project involving the formation of 2000 hectares (ha) of land by hydraulically placing sand fill on to soft seabed marine clay. Various types of ground improvement techniques including prefabricated vertical drains with surcharge preloading, deep compactions, and geotextile was adopted for reclamation and soil improvement works. More than 170 million ...

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