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The Highways Department signed a contract at a cost of about $3.182 billion with Leighton Joint Venture for the Central-Wan Chai Bypass (CWB) project. The contract entails the construction of tunnel buildings, the installation of route-wide tunnel electrical and mechanical works and traffic control and surveillance systems, and associated works for tunnel commissioning. The CWB is a 4.5 km-long dual three-lane carriageway with a 3.7 km-long tunnel. The CWB commenced construction in phases in 2009 for commissioning in 2017. Visit http://www.hyd.gov.hk/en/publications_and_publicity/publicity/press_releases/2014/20140228/20140228.html. 11/14.