Transport Department Notice

Temporary Traffic Arrangements
for Trial Run of Tram Track Renewal Works in Wan Chai District

        Members of the public are advised that to facilitate the trial run of tram track renewal works at Johnston Road near Fleming Road and Wan Chai Road, the following temporary traffic and transport arrangements will be implemented from about 10.00 am on 5 October 2020 to 6.00 pm on 7 October 2020:

(I)   Temporary Traffic Arrangements

(A)   Traffic Lane Closure

The following traffic lanes will be temporarily closed:

(i)   Johnston Road westbound from its junction with Wan Chai Road to its junction with Triangle Street (except tram);

(ii)  The left lane of Johnston Road westbound from a point about 15 metres east of its junction with Fleming Road to a point about 60 metres east of the same junction.

(B)   Banning of Vehicle Straight Ahead Movement

All vehicles will be temporarily prohibited from going straight from Wan Chai Road westbound onto Johnston Road westbound.

(C)   Traffic Diversion

(i)   Vehicles exceeding 7 metres in length on Johnston Road westbound heading for Johnston Road will be diverted via Wan Chai Road (southbound), Queen’s Road East (eastbound), Morrison Hill Road (northbound), Tin Lok Lane (northbound), Hennessy Road (westbound) and Johnston Road (eastbound).

(ii)  Vehicles less than 7 metres in length on Johnston Road westbound heading for Johnston Road will be diverted via Wan Chai Road (southbound), Triangle Street (northbound) and Johnston Road (westbound).

(iii) All vehicles on Thomson Road heading for Johnston Road (westbound) will be diverted via Johnston Road (eastbound), Hennessy Road (westbound) and Johnston Road (eastbound).

(iv) All vehicles on Wan Chai Road westbound heading for Johnston Road will be diverted via Fleming Road (northbound), Hennessy Road (westbound) and Johnston Road (eastbound).

(II)   Temporary Transport Arrangements

(A)   Green Minibus (GMB) Diversion

GMB Route no. 4B (Wan Chai bound) will be diverted via Fleming Road (northbound), Lockhart Road (westbound), Fenwick Street (southbound), Johnston Road (eastbound), before resuming their original routings.

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

LAW Shuk-pui, Rosanna Commissioner for Transport