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Special traffic and transport arrangements for Community Chest 50th Anniversary Walk for Millions this Sunday
     The Transport Department (TD) today (January 4) reminded the public that special traffic and transport arrangements will be implemented in the vicinity of the Central Ferry Piers and North Point to facilitate the holding of the Community Chest 50th Anniversary Walk for Millions this Sunday (January 6).

     The special traffic and transport arrangements will mainly include:
Road closures and traffic arrangements
1. The following roads will be temporarily closed from midnight to 10.30am:
* The section of Lung Wo Road (eastbound and westbound) between Man Yiu Street and Edinburgh Place;
* The section of Edinburgh Place northbound between Harcourt Road and Lung Wo Road; and
* Yiu Sing Street.
2. The following roads will be temporarily closed from 2am to 10.30am:
* Man Kwong Street (eastbound and westbound);
* Man Fai Street; and
* The section of Man Yiu Street (southbound and northbound) between Man Kwong Street and Man Po Street.

3. The following roads will be temporarily closed from 2am to 12.30pm:
* The section of Oil Street (north of Wang On Road);
* King Wah Road;
* The section of Fook Yum Road between King Wah Road and Wang On Road; and
* The slow lane of a section of Oil Street between Electric Road and Wang On Road.

4. The traffic direction at the section of Rumsey Street between Man Kat Street and Chung Kong Road will be temporarily reversed to one-way southbound traffic.

5. Traffic along Man Yiu Street southbound, Man Po Street eastbound and Man Cheung Street eastbound will be prohibited from entering Yiu Sing Street eastbound and Lung Wo Road eastbound. Affected vehicles will be diverted via Man Yiu Street southbound, Connaught Place and Connaught Road Central eastbound.

6. The on-street parking spaces on Lung Wo Road, Man Kwong Street and A2 Road will be suspended.

Public transport services
1. A total of 20 bus routes and two green minibus routes will be diverted;
2. The bus and green minibus termini at the Central Ferry Piers will be suspended from the first departure of the day; and
3. The taxi stands at Man Kwong Street, Expo Drive and Fook Yum Road will be suspended from 2am.
     The above road closures and diversions will be implemented until the road closure is lifted. The public transport operators will display notices to remind passengers of the above arrangements.

     The event will take a route via Edinburgh Place, Lung Wo Road, Yiu Sing Street, Man Yiu Street, Man Kwong Street and the Central - Wan Chai Bypass, and finish at Oil Street in North Point. Members of the public are advised to plan their journeys in advance, use railway services as far as possible and allow more travelling time to avoid possible delay. Commuters are advised to pay attention to the arrangements of route diversions and suspension/relocation of stops.
     For enquiries on the special traffic and transport arrangements, please call 1823 or visit the TD's website (www.td.gov.hk) for more details.
Ends/Friday, January 4, 2019
Issued at HKT 15:30
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