Transport Department - Traffic Notices

Traffic Advice

New Road Opening and Traffic Arrangements in Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui

        Members of the public are advised that the opening of the new sections of Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui, and the corresponding traffic arrangements will be implemented with effect from 7.00 am on 17 September 2017 as follows:

(I) Opening of new road sections

(a) Austin Road West Underpass; and

(b) the western loop road of Austin Road West.

(II) Banning of U-turn movements

Vehicles exceeding 13 metres in length will be banned from making U-turns at the roundabout of Austin Road West Underpass with effect from 7.00 am on 17 September 2017:-

(a) Affected vehicles on Austin Road West Underpass westbound heading for Canton Road will be diverted via Austin Road West westbound, roundabout, Austin Road West eastbound, Austin Road West Underpass eastbound, Austin Road West eastbound and Canton Road; and

(b) Affected vehicles on Austin Road West Underpass eastbound heading for Nga Cheung Road will be diverted via Austin Road West eastbound, Canton Road northbound, Jordan Road westbound and Nga Cheung Road.

(III) Traffic diversions

The following traffic arrangements will be implemented with effect from 7.00 am on 17 September 2017:-

(a) Vehicles from Austin Road West westbound heading for car park entrances at G/F of estates atop MTR Kowloon Station will be diverted via Austin Road West Underpass westbound, Austin Road West westbound, roundabout and Austin Road West eastbound;

(b) Vehicles from car park exits at G/F of estates atop MTR Kowloon Station heading for Canton Road will be diverted via Austin Road West eastbound, the western loop road of Austin Road West, Austin Road West westbound, roundabout, Austin Road West eastbound, Austin Road West Underpass eastbound, Austin Road West eastbound and Canton Road;

(c) Vehicles from Nga Cheung Road Flyover heading for car park entrances at G/F of estates atop MTR Kowloon Station will be diverted via Austin Road West eastbound, Austin Road West Underpass eastbound, roundabout, Austin Road West Underpass westbound, Austin Road West westbound, roundabout and Austin Road West eastbound; and

(d) Vehicles from car park exits at G/F of estates atop MTR Kowloon Station heading for Nga Cheung Road will be diverted via Austin Road West eastbound, the western loop road of Austin Road West, Austin Road West westbound, roundabout and Nga Cheung Road.

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