Transport Department - Traffic Notices

TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT NOTICE

Temporary Closure of Wui Man Road in Tsim Sha Tsui

     Notice is hereby given that for the construction of Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link, from 7:00 a.m. on 17 July 2016 for about 18 months, Wui Man Road will be temporarily closed to all vehicular traffic and the following temporary traffic and transport arrangements will be implemented:

     (I) Temporary Banning of Vehicle Turning Movement
     The right turn movement for all vehicles from Canton Road (northbound) onto Austin Road (eastbound) will be banned.

     (II) Temporary Traffic Diversions
     (a) Vehicles from Austin Road West (eastbound) heading for Hung Hom will be diverted to travel via Austin Road West (eastbound) and Austin Road (eastbound).

     (b) Vehicles from Austin Road West (eastbound) heading for Tsim Sha Tsui will be diverted to travel via Austin Road West (eastbound) and Canton Road (southbound).

     (c) Vehicles from Austin Road West (eastbound) heading for Austin Station will be diverted to travel via Austin Road West (eastbound) and Canton Road (northbound).

     (d) Vehicles from Austin Road (westbound) or Canton Road (northbound) heading for Austin Station will be diverted to travel via Canton Road (northbound).

     (e) Vehicles from Canton Road (northbound) heading for Hung Hom will be diverted to travel via Austin Road West (westbound), roundabout near Kowloon Station, Austin Road West (eastbound) and Austin Road (eastbound).

     (III) Temporary Public Transport Arrangements
     (a) KMB route nos. T270, 215X, 281A and 296D and GMB route no. 77M on Austin Road West (eastbound) heading for Tsim Sha Tsui direction will be diverted to travel via Austin Road West (eastbound) and Canton Road (southbound) before resuming its normal routeing.

     At the same time, the GMB stop for GMB route no. 77M on Canton Road (southbound) outside King George V Memorial Park will be suspended. Passengers are advised to use the GMB stop on Canton Road (southbound) outside The Victoria Towers.

     (b) KMB route no. 280X on Austin Road West (eastbound) heading for Tsim Sha Tsui direction will be diverted to travel via Austin Road West (eastbound) and Austin Road (eastbound) before resuming its normal routeing.

     (c) GMB route nos. 6 and 6A on Canton Road (northbound) heading for Hung Hom direction will be diverted to travel via Austin Road West (westbound), roundabout near Kowloon Station, Austin Road West (eastbound) and Austin Road (eastbound) before resuming its normal routeing.

     Actual implementation of the traffic arrangement and traffic control will be made by the police depending on the traffic condition in the area. Appropriate traffic signs will be erected on site to guide motorists. Motorists should exercise tolerance and patience in case of traffic congestion, and observe the instructions given by the police.

YEUNG HO Poi-yan, Ingrid Commissioner for Transport