Road Traffic (Traffic Control) Regulations (Chapter 374)

Temporary Restricted Zones on Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui

  In exercise of the powers vested in me under regulation 14(1)(b) of the Road Traffic (Traffic Control) Regulations, Chapter 374, I hereby direct that with effect from 2 December 2017 to 31 December 2017, the following road sessions will be designated as restricted zones.

(I) Restricted zones 24 hours daily: -

(a) the northern kerbside of Austin Road West eastbound from its junction with Nga Cheung Road to a point about 330 metres east of the same junction;
(b) the southern kerbside lane of Austin Road West westbound from its junction with Nga Cheung Road to a point about 170 metres east of the same junction; and
(c) from the Austin Road West underpass to the junction of Austin Road West with Canton Road. .

(II) Restricted zones from 7.00 am to 12.00 midnight daily:-

(a) the northern kerbside lane of Austin Road West eastbound from a point about 330 metres east of its junction with Nga Cheung Road, via U-turn loop of Austin Road West to the southern kerbside lane of Austin Road West westbound about 170 metres east of its junction with Nga Cheung Road.

     Within the restricted zones, drivers of all motor vehicles, except franchised buses and those with permits issued by the Commissioner for Transport, will be prohibited from:-

(a) picking up or setting down passengers; or
(b) loading or unloading goods.

     The extent of the restricted zones will be indicated by appropriate traffic signs and road markings.

     At the same time, the designation of restricted zones on the above mentioned road sections, as gazetted on 15 September 2017 under G.N. 7019 will be rescinded.

CHAN Mable Commissioner for Transport