According to Mr Wong Chee Hoong, the director of "ibuild Sportscape Pte Ltd" - the contractor responsible to lay out the new surface, this new playing surface is weather-proof and the blade of the playing surface are sculptured to be just like the real blade of grass with a "backbone at its back".
More information of the new playing surface can be found on this page,
PICTURES FROM THE SIDELINES
A shot from where the corner flag will be.
Workers putting finishing touch to the playing surface.
"Close-up" of the blade of grass
(Disclaimer: this blog entry is solely out of the blogger's initiative and meant for the awareness of the new playing surface of the Jalan Besar Stadium, without any form of influence, interference or whatsoever from whosoever individual or organization)