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AGS(HK) Technical Visit to Central Kowloon Route – Kai Tak West Contract


20 May 2023


1:00 am


Highlights :

Central Kowloon Route (CKR) is a 4.7 km long dual 3-lane trunk road connecting the Yau Ma Tei Interchange of West Kowloon with Kai Tak Development Area and road network of Kowloon Bay. The route, including a tunnel of about 3.9km, can relieve traffic congestion on the existing east-west roads across Central Kowloon and enhance linkages between districts.

The Kai Tak West contract (HY/2014/07) comprises the construction of Ma Tau Kok Access Shaft for Central Tunnel, cut-and-cover tunnel at Ma Tau Kok and Kai Tak, an approximately 370-m long underwater tunnel at Kowloon Bay and underpass and depressed roads at Kai Tak.

Safety Requirements :

Participants should bring and wear his/her own safety hat, safety boot and reflective vest. All attendees should also hold a valid safety Green Card or HKIE Member Card.

Book Prize :

Book prize is open to all young attendants (under 35 years old) for the submission of a good quality report (max. 500 words) on this event. Book Prize reward comprises a book "Geology of Site Investigation Boreholes in Hong Kong" by Chris Fletcher and book coupon HK$500 or equivalent.

Registration :

The number of participants is strictly limited. Priority will be given to members of the AGS(HK). The number of attendees will be limited to 20 and the applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Successful applicants will be informed about 1 week before the event. CPD certificates will be provided. If you have any queries, please call Martin Yip at 60120019. Please register at

Remarks :

Please note that neither the Association nor the parties concerned accept any liability in connection with the above event.


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