TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT NOTICE

Temporary Traffic Arrangements on Austin Road West and Lin Cheung Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

        Members of the public are advised that to facilitate road improvement work near West Kowloon Station of the Hong Kong Section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link, the following temporary traffic arrangements will be implemented from 1.00 a.m. to 5.00 a.m. on 12 March 2018:-

(I) Road closure

The following road sections will be closed to all vehicular traffic:

(a) The section of Austin Road West westbound and Austin Road West underpass westbound between Canton Road and Austin Road West underpass roundabout;

(b) The slip road connecting Austin Road West underpass westbound and Lin Cheung Road underpass northbound;

(c) Lin Cheung Road underpass northbound; and

(d) The eastern loop road of Austin Road West.

(II) Traffic diversions

(a) Vehicles from Hung Hom and Tsim Sha Tsui heading for car park entrances at G/F of estates atop MTR Kowloon Station will be diverted to travel via Canton Road northbound, Jordan Road westbound, Nga Cheung Road southbound, roundabout and Austin Road West eastbound;

(b) Vehicles from Hung Hom and Tsim Sha Tsui heading for car park entrances at 1/F of estates atop MTR Kowloon Station will be diverted to travel via Canton Road northbound, Jordan Road westbound and Nga Cheung Road Flyover southbound;

(c) Vehicles from Austin Road westbound and Canton Road northbound heading for Hong Kong (west), Kwai Chung and Lantau Island will be diverted to travel via Canton Road northbound, Jordan Road westbound and Lin Cheung Road northbound; and

(d) Vehicles from Canton Road northbound heading for Hung Hom will be diverted to travel via Canton Road northbound, Wui Cheung Road westbound, Wui Cheung Road eastbound, Canton Road southbound and Austin Road eastbound.

        Appropriate traffic signs will be erected on site to guide motorists.

CHAN Mable Commissioner for Transport