The government’s target for completing the Hong Kong portion of the Hong Kong–Zuhai-Macau bridge by December 2017 is looking increasingly unconvincing. The project which includes an artificial island to house the Hong Kong Boundary Crossing Facilities (HKBCF) has been fraught with delays. But there are now fresh doubts over the Dec 2017 target following the recent application by the Highways Department for an extension of the use of the land which accommodates the HKBCF site office, for another four and half years. Continue reading
Despite official coyness surrounding the HK$30.4 billion Hong Kong Boundary Crossing Facilities (HKBCF) it now appears unlikely the projects will be completed before 2021. Suppliers of construction material say they have been told by their customers working on HKBCF projects that they are running up to five years late. Continue reading
The story about movement at the Hong Boundary Crossing Facilities (HKBCF) reclamation which appeared on HowardWinnReports.com last week, attracted some attention.
The Highways Department issued two press statements last week in which it was at pains to stress that the movement that had occurred was anticipated and was ‘normal.’ Its view was obligingly echoed by certain English language media. Continue reading
The HK$7 billion Hong Kong Boundary Facilities (HKBCF) reclamation, a key element of the Hong Kong Zhuhai Macau bridge (HZMB) infrastructure, has encountered a serious problem – it is moving, or at least parts of it are. Continue reading