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CEDD signs contract for Tung Chung New Town Extension – Reclamation and Advance Works
(post date: 19/01/2018)
The Director of Civil Engineering and Development, Mr Lam Sai-hung (centre), and the Head of the Sustainable Lantau Office, Mr Robin Lee (third left), sign the contract for reclamation works in Tung Chung East and advance works for Tung Chung New Town Extension project with representatives of Build King-SCT Joint Venture on January 10.

The Civil Engineering and Development Department signed a contract of about $12,076 million on 10 January 2018 with Build King – SCT Joint Venture for the reclamation works in Tung Chung East and the advance works for Tung Chung New Town Extension (TCNTE) project.

The main objective of the works is to provide land in phases, with a view to having the first population intake in 2023. The contract mainly comprises reclamation of the seabed at Tung Chung East by non-dredging methods to form a total of about 130 hectares of land; construction of seawalls with an eco-shoreline; construction of a multi-cell drainage box culvert; provision of infrastructure for Tung Chung Area 58; and implementation of the associated environmental mitigation measures.

The works commenced on December 29, 2017 for completion in 2023.

Press Release: http://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/201801/10/P2018011000659.htm?fontSize=1