Qianhai to Start Road and Underwater Tunnel Project
A 7.2 kilometer road and tunnel project that will link the Dachanwan Tollgate of the Shenzhen Guangzhou Riverside Expressway in the north and the Yueliangwan in the south as construction is planned for next year.
A traffic improvement plan is created for the Qianhai area and is issued by the transportation commission stated that the passage which includes a 1.3 kilometer underwater tunnel in Qianhai is said to cost around 2.49 billion yuan. The biding process is complete and the winning company has started passing designs for the projects and related departments have submitted applications for sea construction as well as environmental impact approvals and navigation safety compliance.
This planned underwater tunnel will be the first of its kind in Shenzhen and is said to enhance the western trucking access by linking with the Shenzhen Guangzhou Riverside Expressway and Jihe Expressway. The plan also includes the renovation of the 4.4 kilometer section of the Yueliangwan Boulevard found between Dongbin Road and Mawan Boulevard which will be completed in July thus reducing noise pollution in the area.