Another 180 lifts in AHTC to be upgraded over next 15 months; works for first batch affected by circuit breaker

   In total, around 1,500 lifts within Aljunied-Hougang Town Council will be upgraded over 10 years.
In total, around 1,500 lifts within Aljunied-Hougang Town Council will be upgraded over 10 years.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Around 180 Housing Board (HDB) lifts under the Workers' Party-run Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) will be upgraded with better safety measures over the next 15 months.

These are among a second batch of lifts to be enhanced under a 10-year national plan, starting in January last year, to upgrade more than 18,500 lifts across all HDB estates.

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