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Tender Notice for publication on the Internet

Tender Details

Tender Reference Procuring Department Subject Estimated quantity Closing
Time / Date
Contract No. HY/2018/08 (Public Works Programme Item No. 461TH) Highways Department Central Kowloon Route – Central Tunnel Not applicable 12:00 noon, Friday, 29 March 2019
(Extended from 12:00 noon on Friday, 8 March 2019)


The works mainly comprise:

  1. construction of an approximately 2.8km long dual 3-lane Central Kowloon Route central tunnel;
  2. construction of an approximately 1.5km long pilot tunnel with minimum size of 5m internal diameter by tunnel boring machine;
  3. construction of approximately 41m long and 33m long cut-and-cover tunnels at Yau Ma Tei and Ma Tau Kok respectively;
  4. construction of a ventilation shaft, adit and foundation for ventilation building at Ho Man Tin;
  5. slope maintenance and upgrading works;
  6. associated drainage and geotechnical instrumentation and monitoring work;
  7. associated ground investigation work;
  8. construction of civil engineering provisions and coordination with tunnel electrical & mechanical system installation and traffic control and surveillance system installation; and
  9. arrange and implement cross-boundary disposal of construction and demolition material.
The works are scheduled to commence in June 2019 and will take about 60 months to complete.

Submission of Tenders

Sealed tenders, in duplicate, must be clearly marked with the tender reference and the subject of the tender on the outside of the envelope (but should not bear any indication which may relate the tender to the tenderer) addressed to the Chairman, Central Tender Board, and placed in the Government Secretariat Tender Box located at the lobby of the Public Entrance on the Ground Floor, East Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong. Tenders must be deposited in the tender box as specified in this tender notice (“Specified Tender Box”) before the tender closing time. Late tenders and tenders not deposited in the Specified Tender Box will not be accepted. If a black rainstorm warning signal or tropical cyclone warning signal No. 8 or above is in effect at any time between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon on the tender closing date, the closing time will be postponed to 12:00 noon on the first working day after the black rainstorm warning signal has ceased to be in effect or the tropical cyclone warning signal No. 8 is lowered. In case of blockage of the public access to the location of the Specified Tender Box at any time between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon on tender closing date, the Government will announce extension of the tender closing time until further notice. Following removal of the blockage, the Government will announce the extended tender closing time as soon as practicable. The above announcements will be made via press releases on the website of Information Services Department (http://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/today.htm).