Tseung Kwan O - Cross Bay Link

Cross Bay Link, Tseung Kwan O

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Project Progress

Year 2018

Funding was approved from the Finance Committee of Legislative Council for the construction of Cross Bay Link, Tseung Kwan O on 8 June 2018

The Cross Bay Link Main Bridge Contract commenced on 12 July 2018

Contract signing ceremony for Contract No. NE/2017/07 - Cross Bay Link, Tseung Kwan O – Main Bridge and Associated Works was held on 8 August 2018.

Year 2017

The wind tunnel tests were completed.
Detailed design was substantially completed in end 2017.

Year 2016

The wind tunnel tests were in progress.

Year 2015

Site investigation works for the proposed Cross Bay Link commenced in March 2015, was completed in November 2015, aiming to obtain necessary geological information for the detailed design works. The works include:

> Land vertical drilling
> Marine vertical and inclined drilling
> Under-water survey
> Field tests and laboratory tests

Contract Information as below:

Contract No. : NE/2014/04
Title : Site Investigation for Cross Bay Link, Tseung Kwan O
Contractor : Lam Geotechnics Limited

> Vertical Drilling works
> Jack-up platform for marine drilling
> Floating barge for marine drilling

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

Year 2014

In the Public Works Subcommittee of the Finance Committee of the Legislative Council meeting on 19 March 2014, the Subcommittee supported the funding application for detailed design of this Project. The Finance Committee of the Legislative Council approved the funding application of detailed design of the Project on 2 May 2014.

The amendment scheme of the project was gazetted on 21 March 2014.

The detailed design of the project commenced in August 2014.

The Government published a notice in the Gazette on 21 November 2014 announcing that the Cross Bay Link, Tseung Kwan O has been authorised by the Chief Executive in Council.

Year 2013

The recommended scheme was presented to Sai Kung District Council on 8 January 2013. Support from the District Council was obtained.

The Environmental Impact Assessment Report of Cross Bay Link, Tseung Kwan O was exhibited for public to comment from 3 April to 2 May 2013. The Report was approved by the Director of Environmental Protection with conditions on 11 July 2013.

The project was gazetted on 10 May 2013 under Roads (Works, Use and Compensation) Ordinance (Chapter 370).

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

Year 2009 - 2012

Carried out 3-stages public engagement activities during which a Design Idea Invitation Event had been conducted, and the winning ideas had been taken forward for design options development. After detailed evaluation, Eternity Arch option, finally selected as the Preferred Option, scored the highest and at the same time, it was the most welcomed option by locals as noted from Sai Kung District Council survey and public survey.