Special traffic arrangements for Lunar New Year Fairs

     Police will implement special traffic arrangements in various districts to facilitate members of the public visiting Lunar New Year Fairs.
Victoria Park
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A. Pedestrianisation
  
     The following roads will be pedestrianised daily from 4pm to 11.59pm until January 26, and from 4pm on January 27 to 8am the following day:
  
– Lockhart Road east of Cannon Street;
– East Point Road; and
– Great George Street west of Paterson Street.
  
B. Road closure
  
     Subject to prevailing crowd and traffic situation, the following roads will be closed anytime when necessary daily from 4pm until January 26, until the crowd is dispersed. All private car parks and vehicular accesses within the closed roads will be suspended until further notice:
  
– Sugar Street;
– Northbound Gloucester Road between Causeway Road and Great George Street;
– Hing Fat Street between Causeway Road and Lau Li Street, except for franchised buses and green mini-buses (GMBs);
– Great George Street;
– Paterson Street;
– Cleveland Street;
– Northbound Gloucester Road between Great George Street and Tai Hang Road flyover;
– Northbound Tai Hang Road flyover (if necessary);
– Kingston Street;
– Lockhart Road east of Percival Street;
– Jaffe Road east of Percival Street;
– Cannon Street; and
– Southbound Gloucester Road between Causeway Road and Victoria Park Road flyover.
  
     The following roads will be closed on January 27 by stages. All private car parks and vehicular accesses within the closed roads will be suspended until further notice:
  
Stage 1 (from 4pm or when necessary)
– Sugar Street; and
– Northbound Gloucester Road between Causeway Road and Great George Street.
  
Stage 2A (from 5pm or when necessary)
– Cleveland Street;
– Kingston Street;
– Paterson Street;
– Great George Street between Paterson Street and Gloucester Road;
– Jardine’s Bazaar; and
– Electric Road between Yacht Street and Park Towers, except for access to Park Towers and franchised buses.
Stage 2B (from 7pm or when necessary, except for franchised buses, GMBs and trams)
– Eastbound Hennessy Road between Percival Street and East Point Road;
– Yee Wo Street;
– The slow lane of Pennington Street between Irving Street and Yee Wo Street;
– Eastbound Causeway Road between King’s Road and Moreton Terrace;
– Westbound Hennessy Road between Jardine’s Bazaar and Percival Street; and
– Irving Street.
  
Stage 3 (from 8pm or when necessary)
– Lockhart Road east of Percival Street;
– Jaffe Road east of Percival Street;
– Cannon Street; and
– Shelter Street.
  
Stage 4 (from 9pm or when necessary)
  
– The slow lane of westbound Causeway Road between Tung Lo Wan Road (eastern section) and Tung Lo Wan Road (western section);
– Southbound Gloucester Road between Causeway Road and the down ramp of Victoria Park Road flyover;
– Tai Hang Road flyover;
– Northbound Victoria Park Road flyover; and
– Hing Fat Street between Causeway Road and Lau Li Street, except for franchised buses and GMBs.
  
C. Traffic diversions
  
     Lau Li Street between Electric Road and Hing Fat Street will be re-routed one-way westbound with no access for public light buses from 5pm or when necessary on January 27.
  
     The following traffic diversions will be implemented from 9pm on January 27 or when necessary:
  
– Vehicles heading for southbound Tai Hang Road flyover will be diverted to eastbound Victoria Park Road, Wing Hing Street and King’s Road; and
– Vehicles heading for northbound Tai Hang Road flyover will be diverted to Tung Lo Wan Road, Moreton Terrace and Leighton Road for Central and Western Districts direction.
  
D. Suspension of parking spaces
  
     All parking spaces (except disabled parking spaces) in Hing Fat Street Car Park will be suspended until 10am on January 28.
     All on-street public parking spaces at the following locations will be suspended from 2pm on January 27 to 8am the following day:
  
– The closed roads as mentioned above;
– Tung Lo Wan Road;
– Lockhart Road between Canal Road East and Cannon Street;
– Jaffe Road between Canal Road East and Cannon Street; and
– Tsing Fung Street.
  
E. Prohibition to learner drivers
  
     Learner drivers will be banned from using the following roads from 4pm on January 27 to 8am the following day:
  
– Leighton Road;
– Tin Lok Lane;
– Caroline Hill Road;
– Eastern Hospital Road;
– Tai Hang Road north of Lai Tak Tsuen Road;
– Tung Lo Wan Road;
– Electric Road south of Gordon Road;
– Morrison Hill Road north of Queen’s Road East;
– Hennessy Road;
– Yee Wo Street;
– Causeway Road;
– King’s Road;
– Gloucester Road service road;
– Hing Fat Street;
– Westbound Tin Hau Temple Road west of Cloud View Road; and
– Eastbound Wan Chai Road.
  
Mong Kok Flower Market Road area
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A. Road closure and traffic diversions
  
     The following roads will be closed until 8am on January 28:
  
– Flower Market Road;
– Yuen Ngai Street;
– Yuen Po Street; and
– Prince Edward Road West service road.
  
     Goods vehicles may access the above roads daily from 12.01am to 5pm for unloading activities.
  
     During the above road closure period, traffic along westbound Prince Edward Road West cannot turn right to northbound Sai Yee Street. Affected vehicles will be diverted via northbound Tung Choi Street, Playing Field Road / Boundary Street, Fa Yuen Street, and Prince Edward Road West service road.
     Subject to the prevailing traffic situation, the following roads will be closed anytime when necessary until 8am on January 28:
  
– Flower Market Road;
– Yuen Ngai Street;
– Yuen Po Street;
– Prince Edward Road West service road;
– Sai Yee Street between Prince Edward Road West and Boundary Street;
– Fa Yuen Street between Prince Edward Road West and Boundary Street;
– Playing Field Road between Tung Choi Street and Sai Yee Street; and
– Prince Edward Road West service road between Nathan Road and Sai Yee Street.
     Traffic along westbound Prince Edward Road West cannot turn right to northbound Sai Yee Street during the period.
     To facilitate pedestrians, off side of Prince Edward Road West 50 metres in front of flyover will be closed from 10pm on January 27 to 3am the following day.
B. Suspension of parking spaces
  
     The parking spaces at the following locations will be suspended until 8am on January 28:
  
– The metered parking spaces on Fa Yuen Street between Prince Edward Road West service road and Boundary Street; and
– The disabled parking spaces on Fa Yuen Street near Boundary Street.
     The parking spaces at the following locations will be suspended until 8am on January 28:
– The meter parking spaces on Tung Choi Street between Prince Edward Road West service road and Boundary Street; and
– The motorcycle parking spaces on Tung Choi Street near Playing Field Road.
     The parking spaces at the following locations will be suspended from 8am on January 27 to 8am the following day:
– The motorcycle parking spaces on Playing Field Road between Fa Yuen Street and Tung Choi Street;
– The motorcycles parking spaces under Prince Edward Road West flyover between Tung Choi Street and Sai Yee Street; and
– The disabled parking spaces on Playing Field Road near Tung Choi Street.
  
     The metered parking spaces on Playing Field Road between Sai Yee Street and Tung Choi Street will be suspended from 3pm on January 27 to 8am the following day.
  
Fa Hui Park
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A. Road closure and traffic diversions
     The following traffic arrangements will be implemented from 6pm on January 26 to 4am the following day, and from 2pm on January 27 to 7am the following day:
  
– Traffic along westbound Lincoln Road cannot turn left to Cumberland Road, except for taxis;
– Traffic along Essex Crescent cannot turn left to southbound Cumberland Road, except for residents;
– Traffic along Embankment Road cannot turn right to Duke Street, except for residents;
– The cul-de-sac section of Dianthus Road east of Tat Chee Avenue will be closed;
– The inner lane of southbound Tai Hang Tung Road will be closed;
– The inner lane of eastbound Boundary Street between Tai Hang Tung Road and the bus stop outside Fa Hui Park will be closed;
– The third lane of northbound Tai Hang Tung Road will be closed. Vehicles cannot turn right to Tat Chee Avenue; and
– The first lane of eastbound Cheung Sha Wan Road flyover leading to Boundary Street will be closed.
     The fifth lane of westbound Prince Edward Road West between Yuen Po Street and the flyover will be closed from 10pm on January 27 to 3am the following day.
  
B. Suspension of parking spaces
  
     Parking spaces at the following locations will be suspended from 3pm on January 26 to 8am on January 28:
  
– Two metered parking spaces on Tong Yam Street;
– All metered parking spaces and motorcycle parking spaces on Duke Street;
– Motorcycle parking spaces on Knight Street near the junction with Duke Street;
– Two metered parking spaces on Belfran Road; and
– All metered parking spaces on Lincoln Road.
  
C. Temporary loading and unloading point
  
     A loading and unloading point will be set up at Tong Yam Street near the junction with Tai Hang Tung Road from 3pm on January 26 to 8am on January 28.
Wong Tai Sin
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     The following traffic arrangements will be implemented from 5pm on January 27 to 6am the following day:
  
A. Road closure
  
     Subject to traffic condition, Ching Tak Street between Lung Cheung Road and Tung Tau Tsuen Road may be closed.
  
B. Traffic diversions
  
     Public light buses and taxis at Ching Tak Street terminus cannot turn right to eastbound Ching Tak Street.
  
     Subject to traffic condition, vehicles may not be allowed to turn left from westbound Lung Cheung Road to Ching Tak Street and Fung Mo Street.
  
C. Temporary “No-Stopping” Area
  
     Illegal parking and stopping will be strictly prohibited on Ching Tak Street, Tung Tau Tsuen Road, Shatin Pass Road, Fung Mo Street, Fu Mei Street, Wang Tau Hom East Road, Wang Tau Hom South Road and Wang Tau Hom Central Road. Disabled persons will be allowed to board or alight from vehicles should the situation permits.
Kwun Tong 
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A. Road closure
    The following roads will be closed daily from 3pm to 4am the following day on January 26 and January 27:
– Fuk Ning Road; and
– Fuk Tong Road.
     Kai Lim Road will be closed from 8pm on January 25 to 4am the following day, and daily from 3pm to 4am the following day on January 26 and January 27.
B. Suspension of parking spaces
     Metered parking spaces, motorcycle parking spaces and disabled parking spaces on Kai Lim Road will be suspended until 4am on January 28.
     Members of the public are advised to make use of public transport to go to the Fair.
Tseung Kwan O
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     The goods vehicles parking spaces on Wan Lung Road will be suspended until 7am on January 28.
Tuen Mun
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     The following special traffic arrangements will be implemented from 8pm on January 26 to 4am the following day, and from 6pm on January 27 to 8am the following day:
A. Road closure
– Tin Hau Road between Pui To Road and Yip Wong Road;
– Hung Cheung Road from its junction with Tin Hau Road to its junction with San Ping Circuit;
– Southbound Hung Cheung Road between its northern and southern junctions with San Ping Circuit;
– San On Street from its southern junction with Hung Cheung Road to a point about 50 metres north of the same junction;
– Hing Wong Street from its southern junction with Hung Cheung Road to a point about 50 metres north of the same junction; and
– The cycle track along the western and eastern riverside of Tuen Mun River Channel between Pui To Road and Yau Oi Bridge.
B. Traffic diversions
– Traffic along Yip Wong Road cannot turn to northbound Tin Hau Road;
– Traffic along southbound Tin Hau Road cannot turn to Hung Cheung Road; and
– Hung Cheung Road between its northern and southern junction with San Ping Circuit will be converted to one-way northbound.
C. Suspension of parking spaces
     The overnight on-street parking spaces on Tin Hau Road, San On Street, San Nik Street, San Ping Circuit and Hung Cheung Road will be suspended.
D. Passenger pick up and drop off point
     Tin Hau Road near its junction with San Hop Lane will be designated as passenger pick up and drop off point.
Yuen Long
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A. Road closure
  
     Keung Yip Street will be closed until 2pm on January 28.
  
     The following roads will be closed from 4pm on January 27 to 7am the following day:
  
– Hong Yip Street between Po Yip Street and Wang Yip Street East;
– Hi Yip Street;
– Wang Yip Street East;
– Wang Yip Street South;
– Eastern kerbside lane of Wang Yip Street West between Wang Yip Street South and Leung Yip Street;
–  Hong Yip Street between Wang Yip Street West and Wang Yip Street East, except for franchised buses; and
– The slip road of Kwong Yip Street near Long Yip Street, except for franchised buses.
  
B. Traffic diversions
  
     Hong Yip Street between Po Yip Street and Yuen Long Kau Hui Road will be re-routed to one-way eastbound from 8pm on January 27 to 7am the following day.
  
C. Suspension of parking spaces
  
– Part of the parking spaces on Wang Lee Street near the Yuen Long Industrial Estate Bus Terminus will be suspended until 7am on January 28;
– Parking spaces on Hong Yip Street, Wang Yip Street East between Wang Yip Street South and Hi Yip Street, and Wang Yip Street South will be suspended from 4pm on January 27 to 7am the following day; and
– Parking spaces on Fu Yip Street, Tak Yip Street, Wang Lok Street, Po Yip Street, Wang Yip Street East between Hong Yip Street and Keung Yip Street, and Wang Yip Street West will be suspended daily from 8pm to 8am the following day until January 27.
Tsuen Wan
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     The following traffic arrangements will be implemented daily from 6pm to 5am the following day on January 26 and January 27:
A. Road closure
– Kai Hong Close;
– Kai Chi Close;
– Hoi Pa Street between Tai Ho Road and Lo Tak Court; and
– The first lane of eastbound Sha Tsui Road between Yuen Tun Circuit and Tai Ho Road.
B. Suspension of parking spaces
     Motorcycle parking spaces on Kai Hong Close will be suspended.
Kwai Chung
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     The metered parking spaces and disabled parking spaces on Ko Fong Street will be suspended from 2pm on January 27 to 8am the following day.
Tai Po
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     The cycle track on Ting Kok Road between Ting Tai Road and On Chee Road will be closed from 6pm on January 27 to 6am the following day.
Sheung Shui
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     San Lok Street, San Tsoi Street, and Fu Hing Street between San Hong Street and San Tsoi Street will be closed from 6pm on January 27 to 4am the following day.
     Any vehicle found illegally parked within the precincts of special traffic arrangements may be towed away without prior warning or subjected to multiple ticketing.
     Actual implementation of the traffic arrangements will be made depending on traffic and crowd conditions in the areas. Motorists are advised to drive with care and patience and follow the instructions of the Police on site.
Ends/Wednesday, January 25, 2017Issued at HKT 17:46

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