Transport Department Notice

Special Traffic and Transport Arrangements for Tai Po Half Marathon Race 2017

        Notice is hereby given that to facilitate the holding of Tai Po Half Marathon 2017, the following special traffic and transport arrangements in Tai Po will be implemented on 10 December 2017 (Sunday):

I)        Road Closure

A)    The following sections of roads will be temporarily closed from 6:00 am to 8:15 am :

i) Ting Kok Road southbound between Ting Tai Road and On Chee Road;

ii) Ting Kok Road southbound between On Chee Road and Tai Po Tai Wo Road (closed intermittently during the race);

iii) On Chee Road westbound between Ting Kok Road and On Cheung Road (closed intermittently during the race); and

iv) Mei Sun Lane eastbound between Ting Kok Road and Kau Hui Chik Street (closed intermittently during the race).

B)     The following sections of roads will be temporarily closed from 7:30 am to 8:15 am :

i) The left lane of Kwong Fuk Road westbound between Nam Wan Road and Wan Tau Street; and

ii) The left lane of Wan Tau Street southbound between Kwong Fuk Road and Pan Chung Road.

II)        Cycling Track Closure

The section of cycle track along the Waterfront Park between Yuen Shin Road and Dai King Street will be closed from 7:30 am to 9:00 am. During the above cycle track closure period, cyclists may use the cycle track along Yuen Shin Road and Ting Kok Road to travel between Tai Po Waterfront Park and Tai Po Town Centre.

III)        Attention and Appeal

It is anticipated that the traffic in Tai Po Old Market and in the vicinity of Tai Po Complex will be very busy on the event day. Motorists are advised to avoid driving to those areas and should exercise tolerance and patience in case of traffic congestion, and follow the instructions of the Police on site. Passengers of public transport services are advised to pay special attention to public transport services diversion, frequency adjustment and relocation / suspension of en-route stops. Public transport operators will display notices to advise passengers of the above temporary arrangements. Depending on the prevailing circumstances, other ad-hoc traffic measures and transport arrangements may be taken by the Police at short notice. Members of the public are advised to follow the instructions of the Police on site. Members of the public are advised to watch out for the latest news on traffic and transport arrangements announced by Transport Department and the Police through radio and television broadcast.

CHAN Mable Commissioner for Transport