Development of Lok Ma Chau Loop – Main Works Package 1 – site formation and infrastructure works

Project Number:

7856CL
Attachment 1

Brief Description of Project Scope:

The project comprises :-

a.     site formation (about 80 hectares (ha)), including the construction of associated retaining walls and slope works;

b. construction of about 3 000 metres (m) long carriageway and associated footpaths and cycle tracks, and a public transport interchange within the Lok Ma Chau loop (the Loop);

c.    construction of about 1 300 m long Western Connection Road, through widening of existing Ha Wan Tsuen East Road and a section of existing Lok Ma Chau Road and construction of associated footpaths and cycle tracks, and about 60 m long viaduct over the old Shenzhen River meander;

d.    construction of a Direct Road Link connecting MTR Lok Ma Chau Station to Ha Wan Tsuen East Road, including a viaduct of about 720 m long, a double-deck footbridge of about 90 m long, an elevated public transport interchange, and the associated modification works for connecting to MTR Lok Ma Chau Station;

e.    construction of slip roads connecting Lok Ma Chau Road and Fanling Highway / San Tin Highway and a cycle track cum footbridge of about 300 m long connecting Lok Ma Chau Road and Castle Peak Road - Chau Tau, and implementation of associated junction/road improvement works;

f.    provision of other infrastructures, including a tertiary sewage treatment works and sewerage system, a fresh water service reservoir and water supply system, drainage system, and other associated works;

g.    construction of about 4 ha riverside promenade and about 3 ha open space (reedbed), and landscaping works; and

h.    implementation of environmental mitigation measures, including about 18 ha offsite wetland compensation and about 1.3 ha offsite woodland compensation, noise mitigation measures and an environmental monitoring and audit programme for the works mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (g) above.

Project Office in Civil Engineering and Development Department:

West Development Office (Enquiry: 2417 6365)

Consultant:

AECOM Asia Company Limited

Approved Project Estimate:

$13.217 Billion

Current Progress:

Works commenced in July 2021.

Contract:

Contract No. YL/2020/01

Scope: The works mainly include ground treatment and site formation works; construction of carriageway, footpaths, cycle tracks and a public transport interchange within the Loop; construction of Western Connection Road Phase 1 through widening of existing Ha Wan Tsuen East Road, which includes construction of footpath, cycle track, slopes, retaining walls and  a vehicular bridge over the old Shenzhen River meander; provision of other infrastructures, including a tertiary sewage treatment works and sewerage system, water supply system, drainage system, and other associated works; and environmental mitigation measures including about 18 ha offsite wetland compensation and about 1.3 ha offsite woodland compensation.
Commencement Date: 15 July 2021
Completion Date: 2026
Contract Sum: $3,601 million
Contractor: CRCC-Kwan Lee-Paul Y. JV

Contract No. YL/2020/02

Scope: The works mainly include construction of Western Connection Road Phase 2 through widening of a section of existing Lok Ma Chau Road; construction of Direct Road Link Phase 1 comprising a viaduct of about 720 m long; construction of slip roads connecting Lok Ma Chau Road and Fanling Highway / San Tin Highway including a viaduct of about 340 m long; construction of a cycle track cum footbridge; construction of associated works including road improvement works, footpaths, cycle tracks, slopes, retaining walls, water supply system and drainage system; and provision of noise barriers.
Commencement Date: 15 September 2021
Completion Date: 2026
Contract Sum: $811 million
Contractor: China Road and Bridge Corporation

Other Related Information:

Gazette Date Subject
17 Jul 2020 & 24 Jul 2020

Authorization of Scheme with Modification

14 Jun 2019 & 21 Jun 2019

Scheme

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