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  1. Buying back tunnels is fiddling at the margins of traffic gridlock

    Posted Nov 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the use of the tunnel by opening the bypass, or should we close a deal soon, before the traffic starts to flow? As for the Eastern Harbour Tunnel, there is obviously no need to discuss a buy-back, ... The odd conclusion in the study to resolve the traffic distribution among the three harbour crossings is that buying back the two privately owned tunnels should be discussed after 2017 ...

  2. Harbour committee weighs up three tunnel options for easing congestion

    Posted May 07th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... the Central-Wan Chai Bypass, would emerge at the cargo handling area near the Cross-Harbour Tunnel in Causeway Bay. A flyover would be above the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club and connect with the Eastern ... Chloe Lai A section of the Eastern Corridor would have to be demolished if Hong Kong adopted a long underwater tunnel to solve traffic congestion in Wan Chai and Causeway Bay, members ...

  3. Government should experiment with same toll for three tunnels

    Posted Nov 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government's proposed solution to the cross-harbour traffic imbalance as reported in your article ('Bypass won't match tunnel's capacity', November 10) ... toll (HK$50 for private cars) of the Western Harbour Tunnel and elects to go through the Central and Wan Chai districts to get to the much cheaper (HK$20 toll for private cars) and already ...

  4. Hotel developers object to bypass tunnel proposal

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... encroach on its site, which faces the Island Eastern Corridor next to Harbour Heights. Government consultants and harbour activists have said the flyover would have more visual impact, despite ... by the tunnel proposed for the Central-Wan Chai bypass. Fook Lee Holdings said the tunnel would end outside the site in King Wah Road in North Point, where Fook Lee and Cheung Kong have proposed since ...

  5. Star-struck courts blind to the facts

    Posted Dec 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the impact the plans will have on my daily life. I live and work in North Point, but I should probably be looking for a new home and a new job soon. The government wants to build the eastern tunnel ... the Eastern Island Corridor can be reduced or removed, as the traffic will use the tunnel. In this way, the people of North Point can win back their harbourfront and enjoy a better living environment. ...

  6. Reclamation project takes shape

    Posted Feb 12th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Seventeen per cent of the last remaining reclamation project in Victoria Harbour has been completed. The project, to reclaim 12.7 hectares of seabed, began in late 2009 to provide a link for the Central-Wan Chai Bypass tunnel to the Island Eastern Corridor to ease traffic congestion along the northern shore of Hong Kong Island. The land formed above the tunnel will be used ...

  7. Unveiled: new look for waterfront

    Posted Aug 26th 2006, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... anchors of the Cross Harbour Tunnel and run underwater to the east of the typhoon shelter in Causeway Bay before surfacing to connect with the Island Eastern Corridor. While officials said ... Chai waterfront, including the controversial Central-Wan Chai bypass. The HK$20 billion plan released yesterday will involve the reclamation of 15 hectares of Victoria Harbour and will create ...

  8. New highway plans put on public view

    Posted Jul 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for public inspection yesterday. The administration says the proposed work on the Central-Wanchai Bypass and Island Eastern Corridor Link will provide a trunk road of about 4.5km along the north shore of Hong Kong Island. When it is completed, the authorities say traffic congestion in Central and Wan Chai could be eased. The work includes building a dual three-lane tunnel between ...

  9. Public urged to join walk to save harbour

    Posted Oct 26th 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... Dan Kadison Hongkongers should stop the talking, get outside and join an annual walk to support the preservation of Victoria Harbour, a lawmaker said yesterday. 'It is high time that the people acted for the protection of the harbour,' Alan Leong Kah-kit said. 'It is now action time, no longer just time to sit down and chat. This really is the time to act... We ...

  10. Chun Wo denies making low bids for bypass project

    Posted May 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The HK$28.1 billion bypass- a road and tunnel project along the north shore of Hong Kong Island- was delayed for at least eight years because of environmental protests and a judiciary review. ... three contracts worth HK$9.7 billion for the bypass, which will connect Central with North Point with a 4.5km road and a 3.7km tunnel. In January, a consortium led by Chun Wo won a HK$4 billion ...




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