Central - Wan Chai Bypass - Eastern Corridor Link, Hong Kong Island

Locations

Type

Road

Status

Under Construction

Total Reported Cost

4.6 billion USD

Initiatives

Start Date

2009

Start of Construction

Planned Completion Date

2019

Implementers

Operators

Funders

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Description

The Central - Wan Chai Bypass and Island Eastern Corridor Link under construction forms part of an east-west strategic route along the north shore of Hong Kong Island, which serves to alleviate the traffic congestion along the existing Gloucester Road - Harcourt Road - Connaught Road Central corridor. This project includes the construction of a 4.5 km long dual three-lane trunk road, a 3.7 km long tunnel connecting the Rumsey Street Flyover at Central with the Island Eastern Corridor at North Point near City Garden. The total project value is HKD36bn.