Transport Department Notice

Temporary Traffic Arrangements on Fanling Highway, Tai Po and North District

        Notice is hereby given that to facilitate the road works on Fanling Highway, the following temporary traffic and transport arrangements will be implemented from 15 May 2017 to 17 May 2017:

(I)      ROAD CLOSURE

1. from 11.30 pm to 1.00 am of the following day on 15 and 16 May 2017

a) The fast lane of Fanling Highway northbound from a point about 100 metres north of Tai Wo Footbridge to a point about 50 metres south of Ho Ka Yuen Footbridge will be closed to all vehicular traffic.

b) The fast lane of Fanling Highway southbound from a point about 200 metres north of its junction of Tai Wo Service Road East near Ho Ka Yuen to Nam Wa Po Footbridge will be closed to all vehicular traffic.

2. from 1.00 am to 6.00 am on 16 and 17 May 2017

The fast and middle lanes of Fanling Highway northbound from a point about 100 metres south of Tai Wo Footbridge to a point about 100 metres south of Ho Ka Yuen Footbridge will be closed to all vehicular traffic.

3. from 1.00 am to 2.30 am and from 4.30 am to 6.00 am on 16 and 17 May 2017

All traffic lanes of the section of Fanling Highway southbound from its junction with Tai Wo Service Road East near Ho Ka Yuen to a point about 900 metres south of the same junction near Kiu Tau Road Footbridge will be closed to all vehicular traffic.

4. from 2.30 am to 4.30 am on 16 and 17 May 2017

a) The section of Fanling Highway southbound between So Kwun Po Road roundabout and Lam Kam Road Interchange;

b) The slip road leading from So Kwun Po Road to Fanling Highway southbound;

c) The slip road leading from Pak Wo Road to Fanling Highway southbound; and

d) The slip road leading from Jockey Club Road to Fanling Highway southbound will be closed to all vehicular traffic.

(II)      TRAFFIC DIVERSION

1. from 1.00 am to 2.30 am and from 4.30 am to 6.00 am on 16 and 17 May 2017

Vehicles on Fanling Highway southbound heading for Tai Po and Kowloon will be diverted via Tai Wo Service Road East southbound, slip road and Fanling Highway southbound.

2. from 2.30 am to 4.30 am on 16 and 17 May 2017

a) vehicles on Fanling Highway southbound and So Kwun Po Road heading for Tai Po and Kowloon will be diverted via So Kwun Po Road roundabout, So Kwun Po Road eastbound, Jockey Club Road southbound, Pak Wo Road southbound, slip road, Wo Hing Road eastbound, Tai Wo Service Road West southbound, Tai Po Road - Tai Wo southbound, Lam Kam Road Interchange and Tolo Highway southbound;

b) vehicles on Jockey Club Road southbound heading for Tai Po and Kowloon will be diverted via Jockey Club Road southbound, Pak Wo Road southbound, slip road, Wo Hing Road eastbound, Tai Wo Service Road West southbound, Tai Po Road - Tai Wo southbound, Lam Kam Road Interchange and Tolo Highway southbound; and

c) vehicles on Pak Wo Road northbound heading for Tai Po and Kowloon will be diverted via Jockey Club Road northbound, Sha Tau Kok Road - Lung Yeuk Tau roundabout, Jockey Club Road southbound, Pak Wo Road southbound, slip road, Wo Hing Road eastbound, Tai Wo Service Road West southbound, Tai Po Road - Tai Wo southbound, Lam Kam Road Interchange and Tolo Highway southbound.

(III)      PUBLIC TRANSPORT SERVICES ARRANGEMENTS

1. from 1.00 am to 2.30 am and from 4.30 am to 6.00 am on 16 and 17 May 2017

(A) Franchised Bus Services

a) KMB route nos. 270A (Tsim Sha Tsui bound), 277X (Lam Tin bound) and 278X (Tsuen Wan bound) will be diverted via Tai Wo Service Road East southbound, slip road and Fanling Highway southbound before resuming its normal routing.

b) LWB route nos. N42A (Tung Chung bound) and N42P (Airport bound) will be diverted via Tai Wo Service Road East southbound, slip road and Fanling Highway southbound before resuming its normal routing.

(B) Green Minibus Services

a) GMB Route nos. 501S (Kwun Tong bound) and 616S (Mong Kok bound) will be diverted via Tai Wo Service Road East southbound, slip road and Fanling Highway southbound before resuming its normal routing.

2. from 2.30 am to 4.30 am on 16 and 17 May 2017

(A) Franchised Bus Services

a) LWB route nos. N42A (Tung Chung bound) and N42P (Airport bound) will be diverted via San Wan Road southbound, Jockey Club Road southbound, Pak Wo Road westbound, Wah Ming Road westbound, roundabout, Wo Hing Road eastbound, Tai Wo Service Road West southbound, Tai Po Road - Tai Wo southbound, Lam Kam Road Interchange and Tolo Highway southbound before resuming its normal routing.

(B) Green Minibus Services

a) GMB Route no. 501S (Kwun Tong bound) will be diverted via Jockey Club Road northbound, Sha Tau Kok Road - Lung Yeuk Tau roundabout, Jockey Club Road southbound, Pak Wo Road southbound, slip road, Wo Hing Road eastbound, Tai Wo Service Road West southbound, Tai Po Road - Tai Wo southbound, Lam Kam Road Interchange and Tolo Highway southbound before resuming its normal routing.

b) GMB Route no. 616S (Mong Kok bound) will be diverted via So Kwun Po Road roundabout, So Kwun Po Road eastbound, Jockey Club Road southbound, Pak Wo Road southbound, slip road, Wo Hing Road eastbound, Tai Wo Service Road West southbound, Tai Po Road - Tai Wo southbound, Lam Kam Road Interchange and Tolo Highway southbound before resuming its normal routing.

        Appropriate traffic aids will be erected on site. Motorists are advised to follow the instructions on site and drive in utmost care.

YEUNG HO Poi-yan, Ingrid Commissioner for Transport