A joint venture involving construction giant Leighton Holdings has secured a contract to build the main building through which passengers travelling along an iconic new bridge linking Macau to Hong Kong will pass.

On Monday, the company announced that Leighton Asia, an 80:20 joint venture between Leighton and Hong Kong construction company Chun Wo, had been awarded the $AU1.16 billion contract to build the Passenger Clearance Building for the boundary crossing facilities on the Hong Kong side of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai—Macao Bridge. The…