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[FULL] Technical Visit to Footbridge Linking Phase 8 Development, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Date, time & venue 
2018-09-08;9:30am –12:00noon;Ground Floor Lift Lobby, Block Z, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 

Programme Highlight

This project comprises the design and construction of a footbridge linking the Main Campus and the Phase 8 Development of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  It also includes the design and construction of pile foundations, a RC lift tower superstructure, A&A to the existing Block Z and its associated architectural and MEP works.

The footbridge is designed as a steel bow-string arch structure with a main span length of 68m across the entire Chatham Road South and the slip road leading from Princess Margaret Road Link.  The pedestrian walkway with an overall width of about 7m and its associated sub-structures are suspended by the two arch beams by high-tensioned steel bars.

This technical visit will start with a brief introduction to the project and follow by site walk to major activities on site.


Free of charge

Registration & Enquiries

Number of participants is limited to 20 on a first-come first-served basis with priority given to members of HKIE Civil Division.

  • Applicants who have already successfully registered to or participated in more than FIVE (5) visits organised by Civil Division in the session 2017-18 will be given lower priority during the process of registration.
  • Please visit the HKIE website for online registration.
  • Only successful applicants will be notified on or before 3 September 2018.


For enquiries, please contact Mr. Felix Fong via email:

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