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Tsing Yi Bridge

In Brief

Woman in bridge death plunge was treated for mental illness

Sunday, 28 February, 2010, 12:00am

Bin thought thrown from 27th floor

A 1.2-metre plastic rubbish bin was suspected to have been thrown from the 27th-floor lift lobby of Hang Chun House at Cheung Hang Estate, Tsing Yi, yesterday afternoon. Police said no one was injured. Officers from Kwai Tsing police are investigating. The Housing Department said a digital surveillance system would be installed.

18 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Driver hurt in accident

A 30-year-old van driver was taken to hospital after he was sandwiched between two trucks in a three-vehicle pileup near the Cheung Tsing Tunnel in Tsing Yi. He was taken to hospital.

31 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Give bridge builders deserved credit

Last Sunday, when I was at the viewpoint overlooking the Tsing Ma Bridge, I called in at the visitor centre to see the interesting exhibition about the construction of the magnificent bridges linking Tsing Yi and Lantau.

30 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Officials providing better learning environment

I refer to the letter from Lui Sau-yuk headlined 'New school will add to pressure on teachers' (South China Morning Post, October 25).

To meet the policy objective of converting all bi-sessional primary schools into a whole-day operation by the 2007-2008 school year, two new primary schools are being constructed in Tsing Yi for operation in September of next year.

6 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Sewage funding plea backed

An additional $115 million for the controversial Strategic Sewage Disposal Scheme was given initial approval by Legco. The money adds to the $487.6 million funding for construction of tunnels from Tsing Yi to Stonecutters Island and from Kwai Chung to Tsing Yi.

9 Nov 2000 - 12:00am

Crew saved

Firemen rescued three crew on board a barge moored between Green Island and Tsing Yi after a fire broke out. There was no casualties.

16 Mar 2000 - 12:00am

Truck driver held after teen hit

A TRUCK driver, 22, was detained after allegedly running down a boy, 14, who suffered serious injuries, on Tsing Hong Road, Tsing Yi, and failing to stop, police said.

18 Jul 1999 - 12:00am

Weather takes toll on bridge

Cracks in the Ting Kau Bridge's surface are believed to have been caused by unusual weather over the past few months, a Highways Department official said yesterday.

Extensive use by heavy vehicles might also be a factor.

'We have to conduct some tests,' the official said.

11 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Worker killed

Construction worker Chan Kwong-chun, 42, was killed when a chunk of concrete fell on him, crushing his helmet, in Tsing King Road, Tsing Yi Island. He was dead on arrival at Princess Margaret Hospital.

9 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Sewerage fiasco

Once again the ill-fated deep tunnel sewers for Hong Kong's Strategic Sewage Disposal Scheme have come up against construction problems which are likely to delay completion for another four years.

16 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

Construction 'Oscars' go to Tsing Ma span

The Tsing Ma Bridge scooped two top awards in the British building industry's 'Oscar' ceremony in London.

The 1.38-kilometre span - the world's longest to carry both road and rail - won the British Construction Industry Supreme Award for world-class excellence in design, planning and construction.

25 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

No one said concrete must resist sea: bridge builder

A row over the concrete used to build the $7 billion Tsing Ma Bridge could leave the Government with a bill for more than $100 million.

29 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

A bridge too far for barge

Tougher controls on tugs and barges using the Rambler Channel were demanded after a barge's tow cable broke, leaving it to smash into the Tsing Yi South Bridge early yesterday.

Among proposals were the use of a patrol vessel to monitor operations, amending legislation to ban barges with large cranes, and improving radar.

12 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Expensive

While many governments in Western countries are cutting public spending in every possible way, the Hong Kong Government still seems to be very generous in some areas.

Recently, I have been aware of the relocation costs of the Tsing Yi North Shipyards, if they are to be relocated.

16 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

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