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Temporary traffic and transport arrangements for tram track renewal works in Eastern District from next Monday
     The Transport Department (TD) today (July 19) reminded the public that to facilitate the tram track renewal works at King’s Road, the following temporary traffic and transport arrangements will be implemented from about 10am next Monday (July 22) to 10am on August 31:
(A) Traffic lane closures
     The following traffic lanes will be temporarily closed during the periods specified below:
* From about 10am on July 22 to 9.59am on August 2: a part of left lane of Tong Shui Road southbound near King's Road.
* From about 10am on August 2 to 10am on August 31: a part of right lane of Tong Shui Road southbound near King's Road.
(B) Banning of turning movement
     All vehicles exceeding 10 metres in length will be temporarily prohibited from turning right from King's Road eastbound onto Tong Shui Road.
(C) Traffic diversion
     Vehicles exceeding 10 metres in length on King's Road eastbound heading for Victoria Park Road will be diverted via Tsing Fung Street Flyover.
(D) Bus diversion
     To facilitate the above works, New World First Bus route No. 18X, Citybus route Nos. 962C, 969C, A12 and NA12, as well as Cross-Harbour Tunnel route Nos. 102P and 110 will be diverted via the Tsing Fung Street Flyover starting from their first departures on July 22 until 10am on August 31, before resuming their original routings.
     Appropriate traffic signs will be erected on-site to guide motorists. The public transport operators will display notices to advise passengers of the above temporary arrangements. The TD anticipates that the traffic in the vicinity of the above road sections will be relatively busy. Motorists should exercise tolerance and patience in case of traffic congestion. Members of the public are advised to be alert to the latest traffic news or check the department's website (www.td.gov.hk).
Ends/Friday, July 19, 2019
Issued at HKT 14:28
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