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CEDD signs contract for Tseung Kwan O – Lam Tin Tunnel – main Tunnel and associated works (with photos)
(post date: 11/7/2016)
The Director of Civil Engineering and Development, Mr Daniel Chung (centre); the Project Manager of the New Territories East Development Office of the Civil Engineering and Development Department, Mr Wong Wai-man (second right), and representatives of Leighton-China State Joint Venture Mr Sin Wing-ning (first left), Mr Boyd Merrett (second left) and Mr Chan Wai-hung (first right) today (July 11) attend the contract signing ceremony for the Tseung Kwan O-Lam Tin Tunnel main tunnel and associated works at the department's headquarters in Ho Man Tin.

The Civil Engineering and Development Department (CEDD) today (July 11) signed a contract of about $8,731 million with Leighton – China State Joint Venture for the Tseung Kwan O – Lam Tin Tunnel – Main Tunnel and Associated Works.

The main objectives of the project are to provide a new tunnel in Tseung Kwan O to alleviate the traffic congestions occurring during peak hours at the Tseung Kwan O Tunnel at present and to meet the traffic demand arising from the anticipated population increase in Tseung Kwan O. The project will also improve the traffic conditions in Kwun Tong district, and hence cope with the future developments in the district.

This contract mainly comprises the construction of the main tunnel of the Tseung Kwan O – Lam Tin Tunnel, tunnel portal facilities and a ventilation building at Tseung Kwan O, slip roads, branch tunnels, viaducts, the Lam Tin Interchange, tunnel portal facilities, a ventilation building and an administration building at Kwun Tong, and the implementation of the associated building, civil, structural, marine, electrical and mechanical, landscaping and environmental protection and mitigation works.

The Tseung Kwan O – Lam Tin Tunnel – main Tunnel and associated works are scheduled for completion in mid-2021. Details of the works are available at www.tko-ltt.hk/en/news.php .