TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT NOTICE

Special Traffic and Transport Arrangements in Cheung Sha Wan
for Chung Yeung Festival 2019

        Notice is hereby given that the following special traffic and transport arrangements will be implemented in the vicinity of Saint Raphael’s Catholic Cemetery, Cheung Sha Wan on 28 September, 29 September, 5 October, 6 October and 7 October 2019 in connection with Chung Yeung Festival:

I.   Special Traffic Arrangements

(a)  Temporary Road Closures

(i)  On 28 and 29 September 2019, the unnamed road leading from Wing Ming Street to the Cemetery will be closed to all vehicular traffic from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily (except for emergency vehicles)

(ii)  On 5 October, 6 October and 7 October 2019, Wing Ming Street and the unnamed road leading from Wing Ming Street to the Cemetery will be closed to all vehicular traffic from 7.00 am to 7.00 pm daily (except for emergency vehicles); and

(iii)  On 5 October, 6 October and 7 October 2019, entrance road of Wing Tak Road will be closed to all vehicular traffic from 7.00 am to 5.00 pm daily (except for hearses, vehicles taking part in funeral processions, emergency vehicles and vehicles with permit issued by the Commissioner for Transport).

(b)  Temporary Traffic Arrangement (5 October, 6 October and 7 October 2019)

(i)  Parking will be prohibited in the section of Yu Chau West Street between Castle Peak Road and King Lam Street from 7.00 am to 7.00 pm daily;

(ii)  Passenger pick-up or set-down will be prohibited in the section of Yu Chau West Street near Wing Ming Street; and

(iii)  “No Stopping” and “No Parking” will be strictly enforced on Ching Cheung Road from 7.00 am to 7.00 pm daily.

II.   Special Transport Arrangements (5 October, 6 October and 7 October 2019)

(a)  Designation of Temporary Taxi Stand

Two temporary taxi stands will be designated in Wing Hong Street near its junction with Yu Chau West Street from 7.00 am to 7.00 pm daily.

(b)  Relocation of Terminus of Kowloon Green Minibus Bus (GMB) Route No. 42

The terminus of Kowloon GMB Route No. 42 in Yu Chau West Street will be relocated to the point outside house no. 550 Castle Peak Road.

III.   Suspension of On-street Parking Spaces

All on-street parking spaces (including disabled parking spaces and motorcycle parking spaces) in Yu Chau West Street, Tai Nan West Street, section of King Lam Street between Yu Chau West Street and Tai Nan West Street and section of Wing Hong Street between Yu Chau West Street and Tai Nan West Street will be suspended from 7.00 am to 7.00 pm daily.

        Appropriate temporary traffic signs will be provided on site to guide motorists. Public transport operators will display notices to advise the passengers of the above arrangements. For access to the Cemetery, members of public are advised to use the subway across Ching Cheung Road from the end of the unnamed road leading from Wing Ming Street to the Cemetery only.  No parking facilities in the Cemetery will be open to public use, members of public are advised to use public transport to the Cemetery.

CHAN Mable Commissioner for Transport