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

     The Transport Department (TD) today (February 1) reminded the public that to facilitate tram track renewal work at Hennessy Road, parts of the traffic lane of Hennessy Road westbound near Percival Street will be temporarily closed in stages from about 10am next Friday (February 8) to 6am on February 13 (Wednesday).
     To facilitate the above work, New World First Bus (NWFB) route Nos. 2A, 2X, 8 and 8P (to Wan Chai North) will be diverted via Leighton Road, Morrison Hill Road and Tin Lok Lane starting from about 10am on February 8 to 6am on February 13, before resuming their original routings. In connection with the above bus diversion, the bus stop of NWFB route Nos. 2A, 2X and 8P outside Hysan Place and the bus stop of NWFB route No. 8 opposite Hong Kong Mansion will be temporarily relocated to Leighton Road outside the Post Office Recreation Club.
     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 18:38