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Western Harbour Tunnel

General Information

Beginning of works: August 1993
Completion: April 1997
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Immersed tube tunnel
Function / usage: Road tunnel
Construction method: Immersed tube method

Location

Location: , ,
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For:
  • West Kowloon Expressway
Near: Western Harbour Rail Tunnel (1997)
Coordinates: 22° 18' 4.05" N    114° 9' 24.13" E
Coordinates: 22° 17' 21.74" N    114° 8' 36.00" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 2.2 km
length of immersed tube tunnel section 1.36 km
tunnel unit width 33.4 m
tunnel unit height 8.57 m
number of tunnel units 12

Quantities

volume of extracted material 950 000 m³

Materials

tunnel structure reinforced concrete

Chronology

1991

Feasibility study.

1992

Invitation to tender.

1993

Construction begins.

April 1997

Opened to traffic.

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20004138
  • Date created
    04/07/2002
  • Last Update
    11/03/2016