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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/2019/17
(Public Works Programme Item No. 190TB)
Highways Department Retrofitting of Escalators for Footbridge across Castle Peak Road – Kwai Chung near MTR Tai Wo Hau Station Exit B Not applicable 12:00 noon, Friday, 8 November 2019


The works include:
  1. construction of covered two-way escalators of approximately 1 metre (m) in clear width at the existing footbridge No. NF77 across Castle Peak Road - Kwai Chung near MTR Tai Wo Hau Station Exit B;
  2. construction of a covered staircase, walkway cover and footpath;
  3. demolition of an existing covered staircase;
  4. demolition of a section of the existing walkway cover; and
  5. ancillary works including drainage, utilities, landscaping, public lighting and electrical and mechanical works, as well as installation of street furniture and traffic aids.
The works are scheduled to commence in the first quarter of 2020 and will take about 24 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, Public Works Tender Board and placed in the Public Works Tender Box, situated at Room 4128f, 41/F, Queensway Government Offices, 66 Queensway, 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 Friday, 8 November 2019, 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 the 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).