List of tunnels and bridges in Hong Kong

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This is a list of vehicular tunnels and bridges in Hong Kong.

Road tunnels[edit]

Victoria Harbour crossings[edit]

Tunnel Opened Length (km) Franchise lasts until Owner/operator Cost for taxis/cars/minibuses/ buses/lorries (HK$) Vehicles daily (as at March 2005) Capacity per day
Cross-Harbour Tunnel Map 1972 1.86 Hong Kong Government/Serco Group (HK) Limited 10/20/10/15/30 121,700 78 500
Eastern Harbour Crossing Map 1989 2.2 Hong Kong Government/Pacific Infrastructure Limited 25/25/38/75/38-75 73 500 78 500
Western Harbour Crossing Map 1997 2 2023 Western Harbour Tunnel Company 45/65/60/90-128/60-115 39 200 118 000

Tunnels on Hong Kong Island[edit]

Tunnel Opened Length (km) Franchise lasts until Owner/operator Cost for taxis/cars/minibuses/ buses/lorries (HK$) Vehicles daily Capacity per day
Aberdeen Tunnel Map 1982/1983 1.85   Hong Kong Government / Serco Group (HK) Ltd. 5 (Flat toll)    

Tunnels in Kowloon[edit]

Tunnel Opened Length (km) Franchise lasts until Owner/operator Cost for taxis/cars/minibuses/ buses/lorries (HK$) Vehicles daily Capacity per day
Kai Tak Tunnel, formerly known as Airport Tunnel Map 1982 1.26   Hong Kong Government / Greater Lucky (H.K.) Company Limited Toll-free 60 000  

Tunnels between Kowloon and the New Territories[edit]

Tunnel Opened Length (km) Franchise lasts until Owner/operator Cost for taxis/cars/minibuses/ buses/lorries (HK$) Vehicles daily Capacity per day
Eagle's Nest Tunnel Map & Sha Tin Heights Tunnel Map 2008 2.7, 0.95   Hong Kong Government / Transport Infrastructure Management Limited 8 (Flat toll)   120,000
Lion Rock Tunnel Map 1967 1.43   Hong Kong Government / Greater Lucky (H.K.) Company Limited 8 (Flat toll) 92 000  
Second Lion Rock Tunnel Map 1978 1.41
Tate's Cairn Tunnel Map 1991 3.9 2018 Tate's Cairn Tunnel Co. Ltd. 14/14/21/28-31/21-25[1] 63 000  
Tseung Kwan O Tunnel Map 1990 0.9   Hong Kong Government / Greater Lucky (H.K.) Company Limited 3 (Flat toll) 80 000  

Tunnels in the New Territories[edit]

Tunnel Opened Length (km) Franchise lasts until Owner/operator Cost for Motorcycles / taxis / cars / minibuses /
buses / lorries (HK$)
Vehicles daily Capacity per day
Shing Mun Tunnels Map (east) Map (west) 1990 2.6   Hong Kong Government / Greater Lucky (H.K.) Company Limited 5 (Flat toll) 54 000  
Tai Lam Tunnel Map 1998 3.8 2025 Route 3 (CPS) Co. Ltd. 20 / 30 / 30 / 100 / 100~120 / 32~45 (concessionary fees until further notice) 47 700 (as of Nov 2008) 140,000 
Cheung Tsing Tunnel Map 1997 1.65   Hong Kong Government / Transport Infrastructure Management Limited Toll-free 83 000  
Discovery Bay Tunnel Map 2000 0.63 N/A HKR International Limited 50 for government cars and buses, 120 for light class goods vehicles, 160 for medium class goods vehicles, 250 for heavy and all other classes (motorcycles, taxis, private cars are disallowed) 612 520
Tai Wai Tunnel Map 2007 0.5 N/A Hong Kong Government / Transport Infrastructure Management Limited 8 (Incorporated into toll fee of Eagle's Nest Tunnel & Sha Tin Heights Tunnel) N/A N/A
Nam Wan Tunnel Map 2009 1.25 N/A Hong Kong Government / Transport Infrastructure Management Limited Toll-free N/A N/A
Tuen Mun – Chek Lap Kok Link[2][3] Under construction
(2018)
9 N/A N/A

Bridges[edit]

There are about 1300 vehicular bridges in Hong Kong.[4]

Bridge Opened Length (m) Franchise lasts until Owner/operator Cost for taxis/cars/minibuses/ buses/lorries (HK$) Vehicles daily Capacity per day
Tsing Ma Bridge Map 1997 1,377 2024 Hong Kong Government / Transport Infrastructure Management Limited $30 – cars/taxis; $40 for minibuses; $40–60 for buses; $50–80 for lorries (eastbound only)    
Kap Shui Mun Bridge Map 1997 1,323 2024 Hong Kong Government / Transport Infrastructure Management Limited    
Ting Kau Bridge Map 1998 1,177 2025 Hong Kong Government / Transport Infrastructure Management Limited Toll free     
Tsing Yi Bridge Map 1974 610   Hong Kong Government Toll free    
Ap Lei Chau Bridge Map 1980 230   Hong Kong Government Toll free    
Second Ap Lei Chau Bridge Map 1994 230   Hong Kong Government Toll free    
Liu To Bridge Map 1987? 175   Hong Kong Government Toll free    
Hong Kong-Shenzhen Western Corridor Map 2007 5,500   Hong Kong Government / Government of People's Republic of China Toll free    
Stonecutters Bridge Map 2009 1,596   Hong Kong Government / Transport Infrastructure Management Limited Toll free    
Cheung Tsing Bridge Map 1977 600 Hong Kong Government Toll free
Lai Chi Kok Bridge N/A N/A Hong Kong Government Toll free
Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge Map under construction (2017) 29,600 Hong Kong Government / Government of People's Republic of China

Railway bridges and viaducts[edit]

MTR[edit]

East Rail Line / Through Train[edit]

Island Line[edit]

  • Heng Fa Chuen - Chai Wan Viaduct

Kwun Tong Line[edit]

  • Kowloon Bay - Kwun Tong Viaduct

Ma On Shan Line[edit]

  • Tai Wai - Shek Mun Viaduct
  • Tai Shui Hang - Wu Kai Sha Viaduct

South Island Line[edit]

Tseun Wan Line[edit]

  • Kwai Fong - Kwai Hing Viaduct

Tung Chung Line / Airport Express[edit]

West Rail Line[edit]

  • Kam Sheung Road–Tuen Mun Viaduct (longest bridge/viaduct in Hong Kong[5])

Light Rail[edit]

  • Hoi Wong Road over Tuen Mun River
  • Castle Peak Road - Hung Shui Kiu over Hung Shui River
  • Castle Peak Road - Yuen Long over Yuen Long Nullah
  • Pui To Road over Tuen Mun River
  • Fung Tei Station to Siu Hong Station over Tuen Mun River

Peak Tram[edit]

Tram[edit]

Notable underpasses[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tate's Cairn Tunnel Company Limited
  2. ^ Agency project page, Hong Kong Highways Department.
  3. ^ Project website, HZMB and related projects, Hong Kong Highways Department.
  4. ^ Major bridge development in Hong Kong, China-past, present and future (abstract), Hui, M.C.H. & Yau, D. Front. Archit. Civ. Eng. China (2011) 5: 405. doi:10.1007/s11709-011-0136-4
  5. ^ [1] [2] [www.railway-technology.com/projects/west_rail/]

External links[edit]

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