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  1. Work starts on delta bridge after legal delay

    Posted Dec 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Construction has finally begun on the giant Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge after a legal challenge to its environmental assessment report delayed it by a year. ... The first stage involves building a 150-hectare artificial island that will hold boundary-crossing facilities, costing HK$30.43 billion, and a bridge linking Tuen Mun and Chek Lap Kok. The project ...

  2. Bridge bosses call up 5,000 extra workers

    Posted Nov 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Five thousand extra construction workers will be hired to speed up the building of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, so that the longdelayed project meets ... among other measures designed to help Hong Kong connect with Macau and Zhuhai by the initial completion date, the spokeswoman said. The government was confident this would not compromise safety, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - WILDLIFE

    Work on delta bridge linked to expected decline in dolphin numbers

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Hazel Knowles, Simon Parry

    ... Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge for a continuing steep decline in the number of pink dolphins in Hong Kong waters. The average number of pink dolphins- also known as Chinese white dolphins- in Hong Kong waters has ... work in relation to the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge in Hong Kong waters that began in 2012 and the work that began across the border in 2010/11," Dr Hung said. "This additional ...

  4. Court ruling sinks bridge hopes for now

    Posted Apr 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... protection, had no power to grant the environmental permit for construction and operation of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge crossing facilities and a 12-kilometre road link. The total cost ... Maggie Ng and Cheung Chi-fai The multi-billion dollar bridge being built across the Pearl River estuary might be delayed for months after a court overruled a decision by the Environmental ...

  5. Government to appeal against bridge ruling

    Posted May 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The government is to appeal against a landmark High Court ruling that quashed the environmental permit for the building of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge ... a standalone analysis of projected environmental conditions in the absence of the bridge. The court said there should be mitigation measures to minimise the impact of a project, and the standalone ...

  6. Bridge cost could rise by HK$6.5b

    Posted Sep 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge. The massive project was sidelined in April when a judge upheld an application for a judicial review claiming the government's 2009 environmental impact assessment ... was in any case obliged to minimise the pollution from a construction project. Yesterday's ruling means work on the Hong Kong section of the bridge- including a 130-hectare border crossing ...

  7. Bridge ruling could mean new delay for rail link

    Posted May 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the Court of First Instance quashed the permit for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge on April 18. The Environmental Protection Department appealed against the ruling and has asked the court ... of a legal dispute over the environmental impact of the planned bridge across the Pearl River estuary. The Sha Tin to Central link is one of a half-dozen major projects affected by the Court of First ...

  8. Public the big loser in wrangle over bridge

    Posted Apr 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lau Nai-keung The judicial review of the government's environmental impact assessment for the planned Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge is an interesting case. A closer examination ... and if it is not handled properly, it could backfire. The Civic Party never publicly objected to the building of the bridge; it will be built in any case, but now only after an unnecessary delay and billions ...

  9. Bridge traffic already running into problems

    Posted Apr 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Integrating Hong Kong and the mainland is about bringing down barriers. The bridge that will link our city with Zhuhai and Macau will be a big part of that, but its success depends ... If the bridge is going to pay off, it has to be used by as much traffic as possible. Allowing a free flow across both sides of the border would immediately open the possibility of 7.4 million vehicles. ...

  10. Expert questions bridge's benefits

    Posted Mar 01st 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Ng Kang-chung and Paggie Leung A mainland expert yesterday raised doubts over the economic benefits of the planned Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, a day after the three sides struck a deal over the financing. His remarks coincided with calls by some Hong Kong truck drivers to allow drivers of all vehicles without mainland driving licences to use the facility, or else the bridge ...




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