Balfour Beatty’s Gammon wins £577m Central Kowloon Route contract

Balfour Beatty’s 50:50 joint venture Gammon Construction has won a HK$5.67 billion (c. £577 million) Central Kowloon Route contract to deliver buildings, mechanical and electrical works for the Highways Department.

Works include the delivery of critical mechanical and electrical works as well as the construction of tunnel ventilation and administration buildings.

Central Kowloon Route is a 4.7km dual three-lane highway between the East and West Kowloon districts.

Gammon is also constructing the Kai Tak West Section of the Central Kowloon Route, which includes underwater and cut-and-cover tunnels, as well as roads.

Gammon chief executive Thomas Ho said: "We are delighted to be working with the Government’s Highways Department again on this vital piece of infrastructure for Hong Kong. Our experience and expertise in delivering complex mechanical and electrical works continues to grow, and we look forward to further strengthening our reputation through the safe and efficient execution of this contract."

Image: Indicative alignment of the Central Kowloon Route (Hong Kong Transport and Housing Bureau)

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