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Settlement monitoring points at Exhibition Centre Station of Shatin to Central Link works project

     Exhibition Centre Station of the Shatin to Central Link works project is an underground railway station, the construction of which involves a large amount of excavation works. During the works, monitoring points will be installed around the construction site for assessing the impact due to the excavation works on the adjacent road surfaces, footpaths, underground utilities and structures in order to ensure the safety and assure that the construction works could meet design requirements and statutory requirements.

     According to the monitoring data, it was found that the settlement reading of a number of monitoring points had exceeded the highest level. The Highways Department has required the MTR Corporation Limited to immediately stop the relevant excavation works at Exhibition Centre Station temporarily in the vicinity of areas where the settlement monitoring data had exceeded the highest level.

Ends/Friday, August 10, 2018