Transport Department Notice

Temporary Closure of Fanling Highway Southbound (Kowloon bound), Tai Po

        Notice is hereby given that to facilitate the road works on Fanling Highway, the following temporary traffic and transport arrangements will be implemented during the periods as specified below.

(I)        ROAD CLOSURE

The following traffic lanes and road sections will be temporarily closed:

1.   9 Decmember 2017 (from 11.00 pm to 12.30 am of the following day) and 10 December 2017 (from 5.30 am to 5.00 pm)

One traffic lane of Fanling Highway southbound from a point about 250m south of Kiu Tau Footbridge to Nam Wa Po Footbridge.

2.  10 December 2017 (from 12.30 am to 5.30 am)

(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 westbound to Fanling Highway southbound;

(c) The slip road leading from Jockey Club Road southbound to Fanling Highway southbound; and

(d) The slip road leading from Pak Wo Road eastbound to Fanling Highway southbound.

(II)        TRAFFIC DIVERSION

During the road closure period on 10 December 2017 (from 12.30 am to 5.30 am):

(a) vehicles on Fanling Highway southbound and So Kwun Po Road westbound heading for Kowloon will be diverted via So Kwun Po Road Roundabout, So Kwun Po Road eastbound, Jockey Club Road southbound, 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 Pak Wo Road eastbound heading for Kowloon will be diverted via Jockey Club Road northbound, Sha Tau Kok Road – Lung Yeuk Tau Roundabout, Jockey Club Road southbound, 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

During the road closure period on 10 December 2017 (from 12.30 am to 5.30 am) :

(A)  Franchised Bus Services

1.  KMB route nos. 277X (Lam Tin bound) and 278X (Tsuen Wan bound) will be diverted via Wah Ming Road westbound, roundabout, Wo Hing Road eastbound, Tai Wo Service Road West southbound, Tai Po Road – Tai Wo southbound, Lam Kam Interchange and Tolo Highway southbound before resuming its normal routing.

2.  LW routes nos. N42A and N42P (Tung Chung bound) will be diverted via San Wan Road southbound, So Kwun Po Road Roundabout, So Kwun Po Road eastbound, Jockey Club Road southbound, Pak Wo Road westbound, Wah Ming Road southbound, roundabout, Wo Hing Road eastbound, Tai Wo Service Road West southbound, Tai Po Road – Tai Wo southbound and Lam Kam Road Interchange before resuming its normal routeing. All en-route stops will be suspended.

(B)  Green Minibus Services

1.  GMB routes 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, Wo Hing Road eastbound, Tai Wo Service Road West southbound, Tai Po Road – Tai Wo southbound and Lam Kam Road Interchange before resuming its normal routeing.

2.  GMB routes no. 616S (Mong Kok bound) will be diverted via So Kwun Po Road Roundabout, So Kwun Po Road eastbound, Jockey Club Road southbound, Wo Hing Road eastbound, Tai Wo Service Road West southbound, Tai Po Road – Tai Wo southbound and Lam Kam Road Interchange before resuming its normal routeing.

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

CHAN Mable Commissioner for Transport