The project involves the construction of a bridge with a length of about 3.6km including two maritime navigation spans.

The winning consortium is made up of China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, China Railway Construction Bridge Engineering Bureau – both of which are subsidiaries of China Railway Construction Corporation – and Omas Construction & Engineering Company. Their shares in the consortium are 70%, 20% and 10%, respectively.

The total project price amounts to approximately US$650 million and the planned construction period is 1,098 working days.

Arup was appointed in 2017 as the Macao government’s consultant on the project. A supplementary study on the navigation channels was begun in August 2017 (link opens in new tab).