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Special traffic arrangements for Tam Kung Festival

     Police will implement special traffic arrangements in Shau Kei Wan on Saturday (May 14) to facilitate members of the public to celebrate the Tam Kung Festival.
     The following special traffic arrangements will be implemented from 7am to 6.30pm:
Road closure
- Shau Kei Wan Main Street East between Factory Street and Tung Hei Road, except trams;
- Tam Kung Temple Road;
- A Kung Ngam Village Road between Tung Hei Road and A Kung Ngam Road, except franchised buses;
- Westbound Tung Hei Road between Island Eastern Corridor and Mong Lung Street, except franchised buses;
- Eastbound Tung Hei Road between Oi Lai Street and its eastern junction with A Kung Ngam Village Road;
- Eastbound Oi Lai Street between Oi Yin Street and Tung Hei Road;
- Wang Wa Street;
- Factory Street between Shau Kei Wan Main Street East and Wang Wa Street; and
- Kam Wa Street between Mong Lung Street and Wang Wa Street.
Traffic diversions
- Traffic along eastbound Tung Hei Road heading for A Kung Ngam or Chai Wan will be diverted via Mong Lung Street, Factory Street, Aldrich Street and Chai Wan Road; and
- Traffic along westbound Island Eastern Corridor heading for A Kung Ngam will be diverted via Nam On Lane, Shau Kei Wan Road, Chai Wan Road and A Kung Ngam Road.
Suspension of parking spaces
- Metered parking spaces at Kam Wa Street between Mong Lung Street and Wang Wa Street;
- Metered parking spaces at Wang Wa Street; and
- Motorcycle parking spaces and disabled parking spaces at Kam Wa Street.
     Vehicles will not be permitted to leave car parks along the procession route during the road closure period.
     Actual implementation of the traffic arrangements will be made depending on traffic and crowd conditions in the area. Motorists are advised to exercise tolerance and patience and take heed of instructions of the Police on site.

Ends/Thursday, May 12, 2016
Issued at HKT 17:19


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