Transport Department - Traffic Notices

ROAD TRAFFIC (TRAFFIC CONTROL) REGULATIONS (CAP.374 SUB. LEG. G)

Temporary Restricted Zones on Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui

     In exercise of the powers vested in me under regulation 14(1)(b) of the Road Traffic (Traffic Control) Regulations (Cap. 374 sub. leg. G), I hereby direct that with effect from 5:00 a.m. on 17 September 2017 to 31 December 2017, the following road sessions will be temporarily designated as restricted zones.

     (I) Restricted zones 24 hours daily:
     (a) the northern kerbside lane of Austin Road West (eastbound) from its junction  with Nga Cheung Road to a point about 330 metres east of the same junction;
     (b) the southern kerbside lane of Austin Road West (westbound) from its junction  with Nga Cheung Road to a point about 170 metres east of the same junction; and
     (c) from the Austin Road West underpass to the junction of Austin Road West  with Canton Road.

     (II) Restricted zones from 7.00 am to 7.00 pm daily:
     (a) the northern kerbside lane of Austin Road West (eastbound) from a point about  330 metres east of its junction with Nga Cheung Road, via U-turn loop of Austin  Road West to the southern kerbside lane of Austin Road West (westbound) about 170  metres east of its junction with Nga Cheung Road.

      Within the restricted zones, drivers of all motor vehicles, except franchised buses and those with permits issued by the Commissioner for Transport, will be prohibited from:-
     (a) picking up or setting down passengers; or
     (b) loading or unloading goods.

     The extent of the restricted zones will be indicated by appropriate traffic signs and road markings.

     At the same time, the existing restricted zones on the above road sections will be rescinded.

TANG Wai-leung Commissioner for Transport (Acting)