West Kowloon and Central Reclamation

West Kowloon Reclamation

Mott MacDonald were responsible for the design and supervision of several reclamation and civil engineering infrastructure projects (bridges, roads, subways, noise barrier structures, pumping stations, major private and public utilities, parks, culverts and drainage schemes) in and on the West Kowloon Reclamation, and large scale complex construction and upgrading of the Kowloon Hinterland drainage network. The value of the works exceeded US$800 million.

Central Reclamation Phase III

Contract value of US$500 million.
Project Details: John Barnes was responsible for site supervision of elements of the works but primarily for the management of the programming, progress, and planning of the West Kowloon and Central Reclamation projects. These included port walls, caissons, seawall, pumping stations, passenger terminal piers, jetties, dolphins, intakes, and culvert extensions and outfalls. Additionally, he was responsible for the supervision of the construction of the cooling water systems serving banks, strategic developments, and key government buildings.

John’s responsibilities extended to the management and assessment of all time-related claims for the project in accordance with the HKG General Conditions of Contract and for the wrap up claims for contractor disruption and prolongation on several projects. He was also responsible for liaising with the contractor and client of the adjacent Tamar Development to ensure technical interfaces and programme alignment with the Central Reclamation works.

Conclusion: At MCC, we have extensive experience in delivering complex engineering projects from inception to completion. Our team’s expertise in site supervision, progress monitoring, cost control, and technical liaison ensures successful project outcomes. Our staff’s experience in design, supervision, project control and management and contract administration, with international consultants and contractors, using modern procedures is a testament to our ability to deliver results.

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