Atkins has won the contract to design land reclamation work at Hong Kong International airport, in preparation for a third runway.
It will be carry out the detailed design of 650ha reclaimed land at Hong Kong International Airport site.
Work includes the design of the ground improvement works, reclamation, seawalls, re-provisioning works and the extension and modification of existing large box culverts. It will continue into the construction phase with the provision of design support services. It comes ahead of the main works contract, which is expected to be awarded next year.
The expansion will allow the airport to handle 30M extra passengers per year.
Atkins project director Damian Creally said: “This is a significant addition to Atkins’ portfolio of transformational projects that will benefit the community of Hong Kong and airport users.”