Technical Seminar on Footbridge B of Shatin Area 52 Phase 2

Date, time & venue
2019-01-09;6:00 pm – 6:30 pm (Refreshment), 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm (Talk);Chan Yat Mei Sophie Room – 9/F


Speakers: Ir Sherman K.S. Chang, Senior Structural Engineer of Housing Department and Ir Sean L.S. Wong, Technical Director of Jacobs China Limited.



“Footbridge B of Shatin Area 52 Phase 2” was the Grand Award winner in the Infrastructures & Footbridges category of the Structural Excellence Award 2018 organized by the Structural Division of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. It highlights a distinct structural form, a 78m long vierendeel steel truss supported on twin steel arches, spanning an existing stream with steep slopes and visually blending into the alpine environment. The footbridge forms the most prominent node of pedestrian links for Shui Chuen O Estate, providing a safe and convenient pedestrian link between the new estate sitting on hillside at +63.5mPD and the lower landing of Shui Chuen Au Street at +22.5mPD and eventually to Sha Tin Wai Railway Station. This talk covers the design and the construction of the footbridge.


About Speaker:

Ir Sherman K.S. Chang is a Senior Structural Engineer in the Housing Department of the HKSAR. He joined the Housing Department in 2009 and has been involved in the design and construction of various public housing development projects in Hong Kong.


Ir Sean L.S. Wong is a Technical Director of Jacobs China Limited. He has been involved in a variety of civil engineering projects with major duties including scheme design and detailed design of bridge and associated highway structures. He has involved in some of HKHA’s long span footbridges in recent years. He has also worked on the erection engineering of the cable stayed Sutong bridge of 1088m span, which is the longest cable stayed bridge when opening.


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