Sembawang Town Council says they have removed this wild plant at Woodlands Centre Road. A STOMPer had earlier written in saying that the long roots of the tree may damage the foundation of an overhead bridge.
In an email to STOMP today (June 4), a spokesperson from Sembawang Town Council says:
"We refer to the posting by your STOMPer on June 3, 2009.
"We have already removed the wild plant on June 3, 2009.
Long tree roots may damage overhead bridge
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