MTRC says no more digging at Exhibition Centre Station

Local | 10 Aug 2018 8:53 pm

The MTRC's managing director of operations and mainland business, Jacob Kam said all excavation work at the Exhibition Centre Station is being halted for the time being to clarify all information and ensure the safety of the site and its surrounding areas, RTHK reports.

Kam said work is beng halted to allay public concerns. He said it will also give officials time to examine all the reported data and conditions to ensure that everything is safe.

"We believe we have been following the set procedures and we believe the construction as well as the surrounding facilities are now safe. But we want to be doubly sure and assure the public it is so," he said. 

Kam also said the MTRC will also work out a new notification system to make sure the public is well informed about any possible subsidence.

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