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Temporary traffic and transport arrangements for tram track renewal work in Causeway Bay from this Thursday

     The Transport Department (TD) today (September 30) reminded the public that temporary traffic and transport arrangements to facilitate tram track renewal work will be implemented in Causeway Bay from 10am this Thursday (October 3) to 10am next Wednesday (October 9).

     The temporary traffic and transport arrangements will mainly include:

(1) The middle lane of Percival Street from its junction with Russell Street to a point about 25 metres north of the same junction will be temporarily closed to all vehicular traffic except trams.

(2) The bus-only lane in Percival Street will be cancelled.

(3) The taxi pick up/drop off point near no. 56-60 Percival Street will be temporarily suspended.

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

     Motorists are advised to avoid driving to the affected areas. In case of traffic congestion, motorists should exercise tolerance and patience, and follow the instructions of the Police. People planning to go to the affected area are advised to use public transport as far as possible.

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

     Details of the temporary traffic and transport arrangements are now available on the department's website (

Ends/Monday, September 30, 2013
Issued at HKT 17:59


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