Main tunnel length of 2200M Link up With All Destination Landscaping And Environmental Protection

    Project Progress

    Project Progress



    Year 2016


    The Finance Committee of Legislative Council approved the funding application for the construction of the main tunnel and associated works at a cost of $15,093.5 million on 17 June 2016.


    The main tunnel works contract (Contract No. NE/2015/01) commenced on 11 July 2016.


    The Road P2 works contract (Contract No. NE/2015/02) commenced on 29 July 2016.


    The Northern Footbridge works contract (Contract No. NE/2015/03) commenced on 16 December 2016.


    Year 2015


    The site investigation works for detailed design stage of the Project was substantially completed in June 2015.


    Detailed design was substantially completed in end 2015.


    Year 2014


    The site investigation works for detailed design stage of the Project was commenced on 22 April 2014.


    The Government published a notice in the Gazette on 30 May 2014 announcing that the Tseung Kwan O – Lam Tin Tunnel Project has been authorised by the Chief Executive in Council.


    Year 2013


    The recommended scheme was proposed to Kwun Tong and Sai Kung District Councils on 8 January 2013. Supports from both district councils were obtained.


    In Public Works Subcommittee of the Finance Committee of the Legislative Council meeting on 13 March 2013, the Subcommittee supported the funding application for detailed design of this Project. Then, the Finance Committee of the Legislative Council approved the funding application of detailed design of the Project on 10 May 2013.


    The Environmental Impact Assessment Report of Tseung Kwan O – Lam Tin Tunnel was exhibited for public to comment from 03 Apr 2013 to 02 May 2013. The Report was approved by Director of Environmental Protection with conditions on 11 Jul 2013.


    The project was gazetted on 10 May 2013 under Roads (Works, Use and Compensation) Ordinance (Chapter 370) and Water Pollution Control (Sewerage) Regulation (Chapter 358, Subsidiary Legislation).


    The Environmental Permit was granted by Director of Environmental Protection on 15 August 2013.


    Year 2009 – Year 2012


    Carried out 3-stages public engagement activities.

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