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LCQ11: Traffic flow of road harbour crossings

     Following is a question by the Hon Poon Siu-ping and a written reply by the Secretary for Transport and Housing, Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung, in the Legislative Council today (March 20):


     In order to ease the traffic congestion at the Cross Harbour Tunnel (CHT) in Hung Hom, the Government has proposed to implement traffic diversion measures, i.e. to increase the tolls at CHT and at the same time reduce the tolls at the Eastern Harbour Crossing through reimbursing the tunnel users, while maintaining the tolls at the Western Harbour Crossing.  In this connection, will the Government inform this Council of the names of the connecting roads to the three tunnels, as well as the current capacity and average daily throughput, morning rush hours (i.e. 7am to 9am) throughput and afternoon rush hours (i.e. 5pm to 7pm) throughput of each of these roads on weekdays which are not public holidays?



     The major connecting roads of the three road harbour crossings (RHCs), namely Cross Harbour Tunnel (CHT), Eastern Harbour Crossing (EHC) and Western Harbour Crossing (WHC) are as follows:

Connecting roads on Hong Kong side: Gloucester Road, Canal Road Flyover and Victoria Park Road
Connecting roads on Kowloon side: Chatham Road North, Princess Margaret Road and Gascoigne Road Flyover

Connecting road on Hong Kong side: Island Eastern Corridor
Connecting road on Kowloon side: Lei Yue Mun Road

Connecting road on Hong Kong side: Connaught Road West Flyover
Connecting road on Kowloon side: West Kowloon Highway

     Daily traffic flow on the connecting roads of CHT, EHC and WHC on weekdays is tabulated in the Annex.

Ends/Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Issued at HKT 12:00


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