Nurturing the Young –

Innovation for Sustainability

Events and Activities

Visit to Contract No. HY/2009/15: CWB Tunnel (Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter Section)

Date, time & venue 
2012-09-15;09:30 am to 12:00 noon;Central Community Liaison Centre (see Map in the attached file)



Programme Highlights

This works contract of CWB project mainly includes construction of tunnel structure in the ex-Wan Chai Public Cargo Working Area (ex-PCWA) and Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter (CBTS) with the associated temporary reclamation and the subsequent removal of the temporary reclamation after completion of tunnel structure, and construction of mined tunnel beneath existing Cross Harbour Tunnel. The tunnel section at ex-PCWA and CBTS is constructed under Cut-and-Cover method, which involves a large scale of excavation and lateral support system down to the formation level for tunnel structure construction.  



09:30 – 10:00  Gather and register at Central Community Liaison Centre (CLC)

10:00 – 10:15  Introduction of CWB project

10:15 – 10:25  Safety briefing

10:25 – 10:35  Group photo

10:35 – 11:25  Boat trip to view construction site #

11:25 – 11:40  Back to Central CLC by boat

11:40 – 11:50  Q & A session

11:50 – 12:00  Distribution of CPD certificates

# The inclusion of a tour to the construction site is subject to the weather, current works progress or other unforeseen situations on site visit day.


Safety Equipment

Participants must bring along their own safety helmets, safety reflective vest, safety shoes and a valid Green Card (or HKIE Corporate Membership Card) if available.



Free of charge


Registration & Enquiries

The number of participants open for HKIE member is limited to 25 on a first-come first-served basis.

As of 2:25pm of 6 September 2012 the number of registration exceeds tje capacity. On-line registration is closed.

Successful applicants will be informed on or before 12 Sept 2012.

For enquiry, please contact Ir. Ian Chung / Ms. Jenny Chui at Tel: 3922 9845 or Email:



If any successfully enrolled participant does not turn up on the date of site visit without good reasons, his/her right to enroll HKIE Civil Division site visits will be suspended for 3 months after the date of the captioned site visit.

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