Central-Wan Chai Bypass

Chun Wo venture wins HK$4b contract

Hong Kong contractor Chun Wo Development Holdings said yesterday its joint venture, Chun Wo-CRGL-MBEC, was recently awarded a contract valued at about HK$4 billion from the Highways Department for the North Point section of the Central-Wan Chai bypass tunnel and Island Ea

Monday, 10 January, 2011, 12:00am

Lung Wo Road is just another monument to 'concrete coalition'

Lung Wo Road, the new dual carriageway on the Central reclamation, is an unmitigated disaster. Of all government departments currently engaged in public vandalism, the Transport Department is the major culprit.

4 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Plans start on joint target for emissions reductions

22 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Study on congestion, cross-harbour tolls

The government will commission a consultancy study this month to study how the issues of congestion and different tolls at the three cross-harbour tunnels can be addressed.

16 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Hearing to begin over 'temporary' reclamation

A legal attempt to halt a government plan for temporary reclamation close to the Wan Chai waterfront is due to open in the High Court today.

The Society for the Protection of the Harbour has been granted a judicial review of proposals to temporarily reclaim 10.7 hectares of the harbour around the planned Central-Wan Chai bypass tunnel.

4 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Style Guide



Alfa Romeo

Shop A, G/F, AXA Centre, 151 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, tel: 2877 8788


G/F, Tower 1, Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road, Admiralty, tel: 2528 1862


Car Park B1, HKCEC, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, tel: 3113 2111

3 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Paper lantern design for bridge bags top prize

Three architects have won the top prizes in a competition to turn Wan Chai's footbridges into impressive works of art.

After entries closed on Friday, jurors in the 'Bridging Arts: Public Art Design Competition' chose as the winner the entry for the Fenwick Street footbridge.

15 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Public wants bypass now, says official

Harbour advisers criticise deputy over not being consulted before plan released

The government wants to begin the public consultation on how to build the Central-Wan Chai bypass as soon as possible because it was what the people want, a senior official told a group of angry harbour advisers yesterday.

1 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Bypass 'could face legal action'

Harbour committee demands toll measures be tried before building new link

Members of the Harbour-front Enhancement Committee yesterday challenged the rationale of building the Central-Wan Chai bypass.

27 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Central bypass options set out

Link to Wan Chai will eat up at least 11.5 hectares

The proposed Central-Wan Chai bypass will require at least 11.5 hectares of reclamation, a government-commissioned engineering report has found.

14 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Harbour group demands clarifications on bypass

A government-appointed body on harbourfront development has endorsed the Central-Wan Chai bypass in principle but demanded clarifications on alignments.

Members of a sub-committee of the Harbourfront Enhancement Committee were briefed yesterday on the technical details of the new road.

10 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Heart of the problem

The government prides itself on making Hong Kong into a 'world-class city'. Yet it is doing the opposite, because no other leading city would mess up its central areas to the extent that is happening in Central and Wan Chai.

22 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Panel to review Central-Wan Chai bypass

A harbour advisory committee yesterday appointed transport and economic experts to review the planned Central-Wan Chai bypass.

The Harbour-front Enhancement Committee will next month convene the expert panel, which aims to 'reach a broad consensus on transport matters, including the question of the need for the Central-Wan Chai bypass and its connections with local roads'.

23 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

talk back

Q Should a tribunal be set up to resolve building-related disputes?

28 Mar 2005 - 12:00am


Q Do you think the Central-Wan Chai bypass should go ahead?

The $100 million study on electronic road pricing (ERP) has apparently gone missing and all that is left is the executive summary. So it is no wonder that Deputy Secretary for Environment, Transport and Works Thomas Chow Tat-ming, representing the government, is making claims that are inaccurate.

26 Feb 2005 - 12:00am