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Expansion of Mountain Bike Trail Networks in Mui Wo and Chi Ma Wan, South Lantau
Expansion of Mountain Bike Trail Networks in Mui Wo and Chi Ma Wan, South Lantau

Brief Description of Project Scope:

The scope of this project comprises construction of:

  1. A gathering place at the entrance to the proposed mountain bike trails (MBTs) at Mui Wo Ferry Pier Road
  2. A training ground near Lai Chi Yuen Tsuen with supporting facilities
  3. New MBTs from the proposed Mui Wo gathering place to the proposed training ground, and joining the existing Chi Ma Wan MBTs to form a loop network
  4. Associated landscape and ancillary works


Status:

Detailed design substantially completed

Current Progress:

Advance preparation works already commenced in end 2016. Tendering of the main works contract was closed in end August 2017 and tender assessment is in progress. We target to commence the main works contract of 12-month duration in 2017 Q4 for completion by early 2019.


Impact on Trees:

Based on the consultants’ assessment, there are about 4,700 trees within the project boundary. Among them, we will preserve about 3,450 and remove about 1,250 trees. All of the trees proposed to be removed are of common species, and no trees of precious and rare species were found. We will incorporate planting proposals as part of the project, including planting of about 2,500 trees as compensation.


Project Office in Civil Engineering and Development Department:

Sustainable Lantau Office (Enquiry: 22314408)


Consultants:

Jacobs China Limited