Tenders invited for construction of lifts for public walkways in New Territories under Universal Accessibility Programme

     The Civil Engineering and Development Department (CEDD) today (November 28) invited tenders for the contract for construction of lifts for public walkways in the New Territories under the Universal Accessibility Programme.

     The works mainly involve:

* construction of 22 lifts for 11 existing footbridges and two existing subways in North District, Tsuen Wan District, Kwai Tsing District, Sha Tin District, Tai Po District, Sai Kung District and Tuen Mun District;

* associated civil works, geotechnical works, electrical and mechanical works and modification works for existing structures; and

* ancillary works including road, drainage and landscaping works.

     The works are scheduled to commence in April 2015 for completion in October 2017.

     The CEDD has commissioned Mannings (Asia) Consultants Limited to investigate, design and supervise the works. Interested contractors may obtain the tender forms and other particulars from the company at 5/F, Winning Commercial Building, 46-48 Hillwood Road, Tsim Sha Tsui.

     The invitation to tender was gazetted today. The closing time for the tender is noon on January 9, 2015.

     Details of the tender notice are available at the CEDD's website (www.cedd.gov.hk/eng/tender/contract/tender/index.html#CV/2014/02). For enquiries, please call Mannings (Asia) Consultants Limited at 3168 2028 during office hours.

Ends/Friday, November 28, 2014
Issued at HKT 12:07