Temporary traffic and transport arrangements for tram track renewal works in Western District from next Friday

     The Transport Department (TD) today (February 1) reminded the public that to facilitate the tram track renewal works at Belcher's Street, parts of the middle lane of Belcher's Street near Kwan Yick Street will be temporarily closed from about 10am next Friday (February 8) to 11.59pm on February 12 (Tuesday).
     During the above works period, all vehicles exceeding 5 metres in length will be prohibited from turning left from Belcher's Street onto Kwan Yick Street. Moreover, the Kennedy Town Tram Terminus at Catchick Street outside the Merton Tower 2 will also be suspended from about 10am on February 8 (Friday) to 1.30am on February 13 (Wednesday). Affected passengers should proceed to the westbound tram stop at Catchick Street near Davis Street (No. 104W) to take the eastbound tram services.
     Appropriate traffic signs will be erected on site to guide motorists.
     The TD anticipates that the traffic in the vicinity of the above road sections will be relatively busy. Motorists should exercise tolerance and patience in case of traffic congestion. Members of the public are advised to be alert to the latest traffic news or the department's website (www.td.gov.hk).

Ends/Friday, February 1, 2019
Issued at HKT 18:10