Transport Department Notice

Temporary Closure of Fanling Highway, Tai Po and North District

      Notice is hereby given that to facilitate the road works on Fanling Highway, the following temporary traffic and transport arrangements will be implemented during the periods as specified below.

      (I)   ROAD CLOSURE

The following road sections will be temporarily closed:

1.  8 and 10 May 2019 (from 12.30 am to 5.30 am)
    One traffic lane of Fanling Highway southbound from a point about 300 meters north of Tai Wo footbridge to a point about 100 meters south of the same junction.

2.  8 and 10 May 2019 (from 12.30 am to 6.00 am)
     The slip road leading from Hong Lok Yuen Road to Fanling Highway northbound.

3.  8 and 10 May 2019 (from 1.00 am to 6.00 am)
     The section of Fanling Highway northbound from its junction with Tolo Highway to its junction with So Kwun Po Road roundabout.

      (II)  TRAFFIC DIVERSION

During the road closure period on 8 and 10 May 2019 (from 1.00 am to 6.00 am):

Vehicles on Tolo Highway northbound, Tai Po Tai Wo Road or Tai Po Road - Tai Wo northbound heading for Fanling will be diverted via Lam Kam Road Interchange, Tai Wo Service Road West northbound, Wo Hing Road southbound, roundabout, Wah Ming Road northbound, Pak Wo Road westbound, So Kwun Po Road northbound, So Kwun Po Road roundabout and Fanling Highway northbound.

      (III) PUBLIC TRANSPORT SERVICES ARRANGEMENTS

During the road closure period on 8 and 10 May 2019 (from 1.00 am to 6.00 am):

(A)  Franchised Bus Services

(1) KMB route nos. 270A (Sheung Shui direction), 270S (Luen Wo Hui direction), 277E (Tin Ping Estate direction), 278X (Sheung Shui direction) and W3 (Sheung Shui direction) will be diverted via Lam Kam Road Interchange, Tai Wo Service Road West northbound, Wo Hing Road southbound, roundabout, Wah Ming Road northbound and Pak Wo Road westbound before resuming its normal routing.

(2) KMB route no. 277X (Luen Wo Hui direction) will be diverted via Lam Kam Road Interchange, Tai Wo Service Road West northbound, Wo Hing Road southbound and roundabout before resuming its normal routing.  The en-route stop at Wo Hing Tsuen will be suspended.

(3) LWB route no. N42A (Luen Wo Hui direction) will be diverted via Lam Kam Road Interchange, Tai Wo Service Road West northbound, Wo Hing Road southbound, roundabout, Wah Ming Road northbound, Pak Wo Road westbound, So Kwun Po Road northbound and So Kwun Po Road roundabout before resuming its normal routing.

(B) Green Minibus Services

(1) GMB route no. 501S (Sheung Shui direction) will be diverted via Lam Kam Road Interchange, Tai Wo Service Road West northbound, Wo Hing Road southbound, roundabout and Wah Ming Road westbound before resuming its normal routing.

(2) GMB route no. 616S (Lok Ma Chau direction) will be diverted via Lam Kam Road Interchange, Tai Wo Service Road West northbound, Wo Hing Road westbound, slip road, Pak Wo Road northbound, Jockey Club Road northbound, So Kwun Po Road southbound and So Kwun Po Road roundabout before resuming its normal routing.

      Appropriate traffic aids will be erected on site. Motorists are advised to follow the instructions on site and drive in utmost care. 

 CHAN Mable Commissioner for Transport