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Recognition and Awards

The Highways Department is responsible for planning, design, construction and maintenance of the public road system. The department is also responsible for planning and facilitating the implementation of the railway networks. We strive for excellence in delivering our services and are glad that our efforts have been recognised by various professional bodies, institutions and award organisers.

Year Awarding party Award received Awardees or Representatives
2019 The HKIE Structural Division Structural Excellence Award 2019 - Grand Award (Infrastructures & Footbridges Category) Tuen Mun - Chek Lap Kok Link Southern Connection Viaduct Section
Tuen Mun - Chek Lap Kok Link Southern Connection Viaduct Section
2019 The HKIE Structural Division Structural Excellence Award 2019 - Grand Award (Infrastructures & Footbridges Category) Hong Kong – Zhuhai – Macao Bridge Hong Kong Port Passenger Clearance Building
Hong Kong – Zhuhai – Macao Bridge Hong Kong Port Passenger Clearance Building
2019 Internation Exhibition of Inventions 47th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva - the Honorable Mention Prize of the Chinese Delegation for Invention and Innovation and a Gold Medal with Congratulations of the Jury The intelligent robotic system
The intelligent robotic system, the development of which was initiated by the Highways Department (HyD) and which was co-invented and successfully built by the HyD and the Hong Kong Productivity Council, was awarded the Honorable Mention Prize of the Chinese Delegation for Invention and Innovation and a Gold Medal with Congratulations of the Jury at the 47th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva in Switzerland. Photo shows the project team members led by the Chief Highway Engineer (Research and Development), Mr Terrie Hung (third right), at the prize presentation ceremony.
2019 The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO)
[Leading Organisation - GS1 Hong Kong]
Hong Kong ICT Awards 2019 – Smart Mobility Award (Smart Transportation Stream) - Gold Award The intelligent robotic system
The intelligent robotic system, the development of which was initiated by the Highways Department (HyD) and which was co-invented and successfully built by the HyD and the Hong Kong Productivity Council, won the Gold Award of the Hong Kong ICT Awards 2019 - Smart Mobility Award (Smart Transportation Stream). Photo shows the Assistant Director of Highways (Technical), Mr Ho Yiu-kwong (centre), and the Chief Highway Engineer (Research and Development), Mr Terrie Hung (fourth right), with the project team members during the prize presentation ceremony.Photo shows the prototype of the intelligent robotic system.
2019 Leisure and Cultural Services Department Hong Kong Flower Show 2019 Display Section (Local) -
Grand Award for Unique Feature (Landscape Display) and Best Green Concept Award (Landscape Display )
Landscape Division, Highways Department
The Hong Kong Flower Show 2019 - Grand Award for Outstanding Exhibit (Landscape Display) and Best Green Concept Award (Landscape Display)presented to Highways Department  Aerial view of Highways Department's display<Special lighting feature
2018 The Institution of Civil Engineers, UK Brunel Medal Construction of the Integrated Admiralty Station
Brunel MedalCertificate of Brunel Medal
2018 The Office of the Ombudsman The Ombudsman's Awards 2018 for Officers of Public Organisations
  1. Mr. NG Yat Fei
  2. Ms LAM Wai Yin

Mr. NG Yat Fei, Engineer of Railway Development Office, Highways Department, was presented the Ombudsman's Awards 2018 for Officers of Public OrganisationsMs LAM Wai-yin, Engineer of Public Relations Unit, Highways Department, was presented the Ombudsman's Awards 2018 for Officers of Public Organisations

2018 Civil Service Bureau The Secretary for the Civil Service's Commendation Awards
  1. Mr YUEN Chi-sing, Senior Technical Officer (Civil)
  2. Mr NG Chi-wo, Works Supervisor I

The Secretary for the Civil Service's Commendation Awards 2018 presented to Mr  YUEN Chi-sing, Senior Technical Officer (Civil) and  Mr NG Chi-wo, Works Supervisor IThe Secretary for the Civil Service's Commendation Awards 2018 presented to Mr  YUEN Chi-sing, Senior Technical Officer (Civil) and  Mr NG Chi-wo, Works Supervisor I

2018 Development Bureau and the Construction Industry Council HyD won eight awards at the“24th Considerate Contractors Site Award Scheme”across four works contracts, including one Gold, two Silver, two Bronze and three Merit Awards
  1. "Widening of Fanling Highway - Tai Hang to Wo Hop Shek Interchange" works contract won CCSA (Gold Award) & OEMPA (Silver Award) & Model Subcontractor Award (Merit Award)
  2. "Tuen Mun - Chek Lap Kok Link - Northern Connection Toll Plaza and Associated Works" works contract won CCSA (Silver Award) & OEMPA (Bronze Award)
  3. "Tuen Mun - Chek Lap Kok Link - Southern Connection Viaduct Section" works contract won CCSA (Merit Award)
  4. "Management and Maintenance of High Speed Roads in NT East and HK Island (2013 - 2019)" works contract won CCSA (Merit Award) & Model Subcontractor Award (Bronze Award)
Remarks:
CCSA - Considerate Contractors Site Award
OEMPA - Outstanding Environmental Management and Performance Award

HyD won eight awards at the“24th Considerate Contractors Site Award Scheme”across four works contracts

2018 Leisure and Cultural Services Department Hong Kong Flower Show 2018
Display Section (Local)
Grand Award for Unique Feature
( Landscape Display )
Landscape Division, Highways Department

HONG KONG FLOWER SHOW 2018

2018 The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) CSLA Awards of Excellence - 2018
(Landscape Management) - National Award
Proactive Rejuvenation of Senescent Acacia Slopes along Highways in Hong Kong

'The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects Awards of Excellence 2018 (Landscape Management) - National Award' presented to Highways Department - 'Proactive Rejuvenation of Senescent Acacia Slopes along Highways in Hong Kong'

2017 Development Bureau and the Construction Industry Council HyD won eleven awards at the“23rd Considerate Contractors Site Award Scheme”across five works contracts, including one Gold, one Silver, two Bronze and seven Merit Awards
  1. "Widening of Fanling Highway - Tai Hang to Wo Hop Shek Interchange" works contract won CCSA (Bronze Award)

  2. "Tuen Mun - Chek Lap Kok Link - Northern Connection Toll Plaza and Associated Works" works contract won CCSA (Merit Award) & OEMPA (Gold Award)
  3. "Central - Wan Chai Bypass - Tunnel Buildings, Systems and Fittings, and Works Associated with Tunnel Commissioning" works contract won CCSA (Merit Award) & OEMPA (Bronze Award) & Model Subcontractor Award (Merit Award)
  4. "Hong Kong - Zhuhai - Macao Bridge, HKBCF - Infrastructure Works Stage I (Western Portion)" works contract won CCSA (Merit Award) & OEMPA (Merit Award)
  5. "Highways Department Term Contract (Management and Maintenance of High Speed Roads in New Territories East and Hong Kong Island 2013 - 2019)" works contract won CCSA (Merit Award) & OEMPA (Merit Award) & Model Subcontractor Award (Silver Award)

Remarks:
CCSA - Considerate Contractors Site Award
OEMPA - Outstanding Environmental Management and Performance Award

'HyD won 11 awards at the "23rd Considerate Contractors Site Award Scheme" across five works contracts'

2017 Civil Service Bureau Civil Service Outstanding Service Award Scheme
Gold Prize of the Partnership Award
Highways Department, Electrical and Mechanical Services Department, Buildings Department, Fire Services Department, Hong Kong Police Force and Transport Department/Safeguard Our New Railway Lines
Representative of Highways DepartmentThe Secretary for the Civil Service and representatives of the prize
2017 Civil Service Bureau The Secretary for the Civil Service's Commendation Awards Mr TSO Lap-biu, Works Supervisor I
Mr LAU Siu-chuen, Works Supervisor I
Miss WONG May-nui, Joyce, Personal Secretary I

'The Secretary for the Civil Service's Commendation Awards 2017 presented to Mr TSO Lap-biu, Works Supervisor I, Mr LAU Siu-chuen, Works Supervisor I and Miss WONG May-nui, Joyce, Personal Secretary I'

2017 The Office of the Ombudsman The Ombudsman's Awards 2017 for Officers of Public Organisations Mr YEUNG Hon-fai, Senior Engineer/Public Relations
Mr CHAN Woy Mun, Stephen, Engineer /Central Kowloon Route
'The Ombudsman's Awards 2017 for Officers of Public Organisations presented to Mr YEUNG Hon-fai, Senior Engineer/Public Relations, Mr CHAN Woy Mun, Stephen, Engineer /Central Kowloon Route'
2017 International Federation of Landscape Architects International Federation of Landscape Architects Asia-Pacific region Landscape Architecture Awards 2017
(Analysis and Master Planning category) -
Honourable Mention
Proactive Rejuvenation of Senescent Acacia Slopes along Highways in Hong Kong

'The International Federation of Landscape Architects Asia-Pacific region Landscape Architecture Awards 2017 (Analysis and Master Planning category) Honourable Mention (Merit)' presented to Highways Department - 'Proactive Rejuvenation of Senescent Acacia Slopes along Highways in Hong Kong' [The award-winning presentation board]

'The International Federation of Landscape Architects Asia-Pacific region Landscape Architecture Awards 2017 (Analysis and Master Planning category) Honourable Mention (Merit)' presented to Highways Department - 'Proactive Rejuvenation of Senescent Acacia Slopes along Highways in Hong Kong'

2017 Leisure and Cultural Services Department Hong Kong Flower Show 2017 - Grand Award for Outstanding Exhibit (Landscape Display) Highways Department

The Hong Kong Flower Show 2017 - Grand Award for Outstanding Exhibit (Landscape Display) presented to Highways Department The Hong Kong Flower Show 2017 - Grand Award for Outstanding Exhibit (Landscape Display) presented to Highways Department

2016 New Civil Engineer (Journal of Institution of Civil Engineer, United Kingdom) Tunnel Project of the Year (over US$500m) Award Central – Wan Chai Bypass and Island Eastern Corridor Link – Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter Section (HY/2009/15)

New Civil Engineer (NCE) Tunnel Project of the Year (over $500m) Award presented to Central – Wan Chai Bypass and Island Eastern Corridor Link – Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter Section (Contract No. HY/2009/15)

2016 The Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects The Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects Design Awards 2016 - Landscape management category - Silver Award Highways Department - Proactive revitalization of senescent Acacia slopes

The Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects Design Awards 2016 - Landscape management category - Silver Award presented to Highways Department - Proactive revitalization of senescent Acacia slopes The Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects Design Awards 2016 - Landscape management category - Silver Award presented to Highways Department - Proactive revitalization of senescent Acacia slopes

2016 Civil Service Bureau The Secretary for the Civil Service's Commendation Awards
  1. Mr. Joseph WONG, Senior Engineer
  2. Mr. LAM Wai-leung, Principal Techincal Officer (Civil)

The Secretary for the Civil Service's Commendation Awards 2016  presented to Mr Joseph WONG, Senior Engineer and Mr LAM Wai-leung, Principal Techincal Officer (Civil) The Secretary for the Civil Service's Commendation Awards 2016  presented to Mr Joseph WONG, Senior Engineer and Mr LAM Wai-leung, Principal Techincal Officer (Civil)

2016 The Office of the Ombudsman The Ombudsman's Awards 2016 for Officers of Public Organisations
  1. Mr. SUN Chung-leung, Maintenance Engineer/Yuen Long (West)
  2. Mr. Augustine LAM, Landscape Architect/Vegetation Maintenance (Kowloon & Islands)

The Ombudsman's Awards 2016 for Officers of Public Organisations presented to Mr. SUN Chung-leung, Maintenance Engineer/Yuen Long (West) The Ombudsman's Awards 2016 for Officers of Public Organisations presented to Mr. Augustine LAM, Landscape Architect/VM (H&Is)

2016 Development Bureau and the Construction Industry Council HyD won eleven awards at the “22nd Considerate Contractors Site Award Scheme” across six works contracts, including one Gold, three Silver, one Bronze, six Merit Awards.
  1. "Central - Wan Chai Bypass - Central Interchange" works contract won CCSA (Gold Award) & OEMPA (Silver Award)
  2. "Tuen Mun - Chek Lap Kok Link - Northern Connection Toll Plaza and Associated Works" works contract won CCSA (Bronze Award), OEMPA (Silver Award) & Model Subcontractor Award (Silver Award)
  3. "Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Hong Kong Boundary Crossing Facilities - Passenger Clearance Building" works contract won CCSA (Merit Award) & OEMPA (Merit Award)
  4. "Central - Wan Chai Bypass - Tunnel Buildings, Systems and Fittings, and Works Associated with Tunnel Commissioning" works contract won CCSA (Merit Award)
  5. "Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Hong Kong Boundary Crossing Facilities - Infrastructure Works Stage I (Western Portion)" works contract won CCSA (Merit Award) and OEMPA (Merit Award)
  6. "Management, Operation, Installation and Maintenance of the Public Lighting System in Hong Kong Island and Lamma Island (2013 - 2017)" works contract won CCSA (Merit Award)

Remarks:
CCSA - Considerate Contractors Site Award, OEMPA - Outstanding Environmental Management and Performance Award

HyD won 11 awards at the “22nd Considerate Contractors Site Award Scheme” across six works contracts.