SEOUL, S.Korea -- Samsung C&T Corp., the construction unit of Samsung Group, said Monday it has won a US$602 million project to build an underground expressway in Singapore, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

Under the contract, Samsung C&T will design and construct the 1.25 kilometre stretch of the underground expressway between Novena Rise and Toa Payoh Rise, including two entry ramp tunnels and two exit ramp tunnels, by 2026, the company said in a statement.

The North-South Corridor will be Singapore's first integrated transport corridor that includes bus lanes, cycling routes and commuter facilities, it said.