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Temporary traffic and transport arrangements for tram track renewal works in Central District from this Saturday
     The Transport Department (TD) today (December 10) reminded the public that to facilitate tram track renewal work at Des Voeux Road Central and Cleverly Street, the following temporary traffic and transport arrangements will be implemented from about 10am this Saturday (December 14) to 6am on December 16 (Monday).

(A) Traffic lane closure

     Part of the left lane of Cleverly Street southbound near Des Voeux Road Central will be temporarily closed.

(B) Banning of turning movement

     All vehicles exceeding 7 metres in length will be temporarily prohibited from turning left from Cleverly Street southbound onto Des Voeux Road Central.

(C) Traffic diversion

     Vehicles exceeding 7 metres in length on Cleverly Street southbound heading for Des Voeux Road Central will be diverted via Bonham Strand and Morrison Street.

(D) Bus diversion
     Citybus routes No. 1, 5B and 10 will be diverted via Connaught Road West and Rumsey Street starting from the first departures on December 14 until the last departures on December 15, before resuming their original routings.

(E) Bus stop arrangements

     The bus stop of Citybus routes No. 1, 5B and 10 at Des Voeux Road Central outside Wing On Centre will be temporarily relocated to Des Voeux Road Central outside Infinitus Plaza Shopping Arcade.

     Appropriate traffic signs and road markings 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. Public transport commuters are advised to pay attention to the arrangements of suspension or relocation of stops. Members of the public are advised to stay alert to the latest traffic news or the department's website (www.td.gov.hk).
Ends/Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Issued at HKT 11:30
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