Construction firm CIMIC and its Chinese joint venture partner have won a $1.58 billion contract to build a 2.2-kilometre dual two-lane road tunnel in Hong Kong.

CIMIC subsidiary Leighton Asia has a 51 per cent share in the Tseung Kwan O – Lam Tin tunnel, with China State Construction Engineering (Hong Kong) Ltd. accounting for the remainder. The project is expected to generate revenue for CIMIC of about $805 million. CIMIC said on Monday that the…