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 New 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  
Kai Sun Road 2017 0.57 Toll-free

Tunnels between New 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

Tunnels under construction or planned[edit]

Tunnel Scheduled year of completion Length (km) Location
Tuen Mun–Chek Lap Kok Link 2020 5.5 New Territories-Lantau Island
Central Kowloon Route 2025 4.7 Kowloon
Trunk Road T2, Southeast Kowloon (partial) around 2020 3 Kowloon
Central-Wan Chai Bypass (partial) 2019 4.5 Hong Kong Island
Scenic Hill Tunnel 2018 1 New Territories
Airport Tunnel 2018 0.6 Lantau Island
Tseung Kwan O-Lam Tin Tunnel 2021 2.2 Kowloon-New Territories
Lung Shan Tunnel 2018 4.8 New Territories
Cheung Shan Tunnel 2018 0.9 New Territories
Tuen Mun West Bypass N/A 8.4 New Territories

Bridges[edit]

There are about 1300 vehicular bridges in Hong Kong.[2]

Major bridges in Hong Kong
Name Year opened Length (m) Franchise expiry Owner/operator Toll Daily traffic Daily capacity
Tsing Ma Bridge 1997 1,377 2024 Hong Kong Government / Transport Infrastructure Management Limited Yes 87,764  
Kap Shui Mun Bridge 1997 1,323 2024 Hong Kong Government / Transport Infrastructure Management Limited 87,764  
Ting Kau Bridge 1998 1,177 2025 Hong Kong Government / Transport Infrastructure Management Limited No    
Tsing Yi Bridge 1974 610   Hong Kong Government No    
Ap Lei Chau Bridge 1980 230   Hong Kong Government No    
Second Ap Lei Chau Bridge 1994 230   Hong Kong Government No    
Liu To Bridge 1987? 175   Hong Kong Government No    
Hong Kong-Shenzhen Western Corridor 2007 5,500   Hong Kong Government / Government of People's Republic of China No    
Stonecutters Bridge 2009 1,596   Hong Kong Government / Transport Infrastructure Management Limited No    
Cheung Tsing Bridge 1977 600 Hong Kong Government No
Lai Chi Kok Bridge 1968 790 Hong Kong Government No 82,560
Tsing Yi North Bridge 1987 1,015 Hong Kong Government No 41,680
Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge 2018 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[3])

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]

  • Pedder Street Underpass
  • Smithfield Underpass
  • Salisbury Road Underpass
  • Tunnels for electricity cables[edit]

    • Wah Fu–Bowen Tunnel (3.1km)
    • Nam Fung–Parker Tunnel (5.7km)[4]

    Railway tunnels[edit]

    Tunnels for gas pipes[edit]

    See also[edit]

    References[edit]

    1. ^ Tate's Cairn Tunnel Company Limited
    2. ^ 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
    3. ^ [1] "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 28 August 2011. Retrieved 19 May 2011. [www.railway-technology.com/projects/west_rail/]
    4. ^ https://www.hkelectric.com/en/OurOperations/Documents/CableTunnels.pdf#MwVPMwOx5ZwJ

    External links[edit]

    Media related to Tunnels in Hong Kong at Wikimedia Commons Media related to Bridges in Hong Kong at Wikimedia Commons