Temporary traffic and transport arrangements on North Lantau Highway


Hong Kong (HKSAR) -      The Transport Department (TD) today (July 6) reminded the public that temporary traffic arrangements will be implemented on the North Lantau Highway this Sunday (July 8) from 12.30am to 5.30am to facilitate a road trial.

     The temporary traffic arrangements will mainly include:

(I) Lane closures
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(1) The section of two traffic lanes of North Lantau Highway Kowloon-bound from a point about 800 metres west of its junction with the slip road leading to Siu Ho Wan Depot to a point about 300 metres west of the same junction will be temporarily closed to all vehicular from 1am to 5.30am on July 8; and

(2) The section of two traffic lanes of North Lantau Highway Tung Chung bound from a point about 450 metres west of its junction with the slip road leading to Siu Ho Wan Depot to a point about 1 600 metres west of the same junction will be temporarily closed to all vehicular traffic from 12.30am to 5.30am on July 8.

(II) Temporary speed limit
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     From 12.30am to 5.30am on July 8, the following road sections will be temporarily reduced from 110 kilometres per hour to 80 km/h:
 
(1) The section of eastbound carriageway of the North Lantau Highway from a point about 3 000 metres east of its junction with Airport Road to a point about 4 100 metres east of the same junction; and

(2) The section of westbound carriageway of the North Lantau Highway from a point about 5 400 metres east of its junction with Airport Road to a point about 3 600 metres east of the same junction.

     Appropriate traffic signs will be erected on-site to guide motorists. The TD anticipates that the traffic on the roads concerned will be affected during the period. In case of traffic congestion, motorists should exercise tolerance and patience and follow police instructions.

The TD and the Police will closely monitor the traffic situation and implement appropriate measures whenever necessary. Members of the public are advised to stay alert to the latest traffic news on radio and television.

     Information on the temporary traffic and transport arrangements is also available at the TD's website (http://www.td.gov.hk" target="_blank">www.td.gov.hk). Please call 1823 for enquiries.



Published on: 2018-07-06

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