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Client:
Highways Department / Railway Development Office (HyD/RDO)

Agreement No:
Agreement No. CE 60/2015 (HY)

Project Title:
Lift and Pedestrian Walkway System between Kwai Shing Circuit and Hing Shing Road, Kwai Chung - Design and Construction

Description:
We were employed by HyD/RDO to design and provide construction supervision for the lift and pedestrian walkway system at Kwai Shing Circuit (KSC) and Hing Shing Road (HSR), which on commission in 2020, will promote walking where 32,300 people (i.e. about 16,200 users per day) will be using the completed system of 30m high triple lifts and 60m long elevated covered walkway connecting KSC and HSR. It will provide a more direct, comfortable and convenient route for pedestrians travelling to and from the Kwai Fong/Kwai Shing areas, especially for the elderly and children as at present, they could only use the existing nearby 21m high staircase for commuting between the areas concerned.

Client:
Civil Engineering and Development Department / New Territories West (CEDD/NTW)

Agreement No:
CE 67/2015 (HY)

Project Title:
Cycle Tracks from Tuen Mun to Sheung Shui Remaining Works - Design and Construction

Description:
We were employed by CEDD/NTW to provide design review and construction supervision for this NEC (i.e. ECC Option B contract) for the construction of a new cycle track (with footpath) which is about 11km in length from Kam Tin River in Yuen Long to Sheung Yue River in Sheung Shui consisting of 3 bridges across an existing channel near San Tin Tsuen Road at Shek Wu Wai, across San Tin Eastern Channel near Castle Peak Road – Chau Tau in Yuen Long and across Shek Sheung River in Sheung Shui respectively; 2 subways across Kam Pok Road and near the Cross Boundary Shuttle Bus San Tin Terminus in Yuen Long respectively; 3 resting stations at Kam Pok Road, Ngau Tam Mei Drainage Channel and Castle Peak Road – San Tin in Yuen Long respectively and provision of supporting facilities including bicycle parking spaces, shelters and benches at the proposed resting stations, public toilets, landscaping and associated environmental works.

Client:
Highways Department (HyD)

Agreement No:
Hy(S)Q/060/2015

Project Title:
Providing Assistance to Highways Department in Public Consultation for Selection of Public Walkways for Implementation under the Universal Accessibility Programme (New Territories Districts)

Description:
As for the second batch for retrofitting works, we were employed by HyD to provide assistance in preparing public consultation materials and conducting public consultation exercise in various 8 District Councils in New Territories for selecting not more than 3 existing public walkways in each district under the UAP. With an ageing population in Hong Kong, the Government announced in August 2012 a new policy to provide a “universally accessible” environment for public footbridges, elevated walkways and subways (public walkways) and under the new policy, priority will no longer be given to ramps only as barrier free access (BFA) facilities to be provided at existing/new public walkways. At the time of launching the above policy, the public were invited to propose other lift locations at public walkways where they considered necessary. 54 public walkways were selected for implementation as the first batch under the Universal Access Programme (UAP) in 2012 and construction works for the same are now in progress.

Client:
Water Supplies Department (WSD)

Agreement No:
9357WF-1

Project Title:
Design and Construction for First Stage of Desalination Plant

Description:
We were employed by WSD for provision of advisory services on the adoption of the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract (NEC) for the project PWP Item No. 9357WF-1 – “Design and Construction for First Stage of Desalination Plant at Tseung Kwan O – Mainlaying”. This project comprises laying of approximately 9,500m fresh water main of 1,200mm in diameter from the desalination plant to the existing Tseung Kwan O Fresh Water Primary Service Reservoir. Our responsibilities are to provide professional advisory services to support WSD on matters relating to the adoption of NEC during the design and tender phases for the mainlaying works contract as well as for transferring of our NEC knowledge and experience to the WSD under this Assignment. On top, we will share our NEC experience with WSD in the spirit of mutual trust and co-operation to ensure timely completion of option evaluation, tendering strategy, risk management, tender documents, procedural manual, etc.

Client:
Hong Kong Housing Authority (HKHA)

Agreement No:
CB20150689

Project Title:
Term Engineering Consultancy Services 2016-2018 for Kowloon Central and West and Islands Region

Description:
We were employed by HKHA to have the continual service of the Consultant for undertaking various types of assignments during the two-year term in 2016-2018.  We have to undertake the engineering assessments for the housing developments including drainage impact assessments, sewerage impact assessments, traffic forecasting, traffic impact assessments, road traffic noise assessments, fixed noise sources assessments, transport facility noise assessments, vehicular emission assessments, industrial emission assessments, quantitative risk assessments of potentially hazardous installations and other civil, traffic and environmental related assessments and designs relating to infrastructure developments in Kowloon Central and West and Island Region.
Client:
Highways Department / Research and Development Division (HyD/R&D)

Agreement No:
CE 58/2015

Project Title:
Reviewing 9 Sections of the General Specification for Civil Engineering Works (GS) Under HyD’s Purview – Investigation

Description:
We were employed by HyD/R&D for updating 9 sections of the GS and the Guidance Notes including Section 8 Piling works, Section 9 Carriageways: Sub-Base Material and Bituminous Materials, Section 10 Concrete Carriageways, Section 11 Miscellaneous Roadworks, Section 12 Traffic Signs, Road Markings and Road Studs, Section 17 Prestressing, Section 18 Steelwork, Section 19 Handrailing, Ladders, Stairs and Flooring, and Section 20 Bridgeworks. The objective of this assignment is due to that many standards being adopted in the current GS and the Guidance Notes are either outdated, obsolete or have been replaced by European Standards or other international standards. The Steering Committee for the General Specification for Civil Engineering Works decided that the GS and the Guidance Notes should need to be updated. We will comprehensively review the standards used in the 9 sections of the GS and the Guidance Notes, propose amendments to them and consult relevant stakeholders about the proposed amendments accordingly.
Client:
Hong Kong Football Association Limited (HKFA)

Project Title:
Hong Kong Football Association Proposed Football Training Centre on Tseung Kwan O Stage I Landfill

Description:
We were employed by The Hong Kong Football Association Limited (HKFA) for the development of HKFA’s proposed National Hong Kong Football Training Centre (HKFTC) Phase 1 at TKO Landfill site to alleviate the shortage of training grounds for football teams and provide high quality pitches for public use in Hong Kong. This project involves 3 synthetic pitches for community and training use, 3 natural grass pitches for training use, a 1.5km jogging track and 1 storey container-type units for accommodation such as changing rooms, showers, toilets, reception, administration office, classroom, media centre, fitness centre, gymnasium, physiotherapy centre, pantry, vending area, general store, shed, garage and ground equipment storage. This is a project that requires BD submission and we are responsible for General Building Plan, Structural Plan, Foundation Plan, ELS plan, Site Formation Plan, Drainage Plan, etc. from design to construction completion which will adopt Design and Build type of contract.