Road closure for MTR Mei Foo Station improvement works

     The Government will close and alter a portion of Lai Chi Kok Road near Exit A of MTR Mei Foo Station to facilitate the improvement works at the station. Relevant notices were gazetted today (June 4).

     Part of the carriageway and footpath of the above-mentioned portion will be permanently closed and altered from July 12 for the construction of an external lift outside the station. Moreover, to facilitate the works, another part of the carriageway and footpath of the portion will be temporarily closed and altered for a period of about 48 months from the same day. During the construction period, the Government will implement a temporary traffic management scheme and pedestrian diversion measures, as well as maintain a footpath with a minimum width of about 1.5 metres.

     Members of the public can view the plan showing the affected areas at the Sham Shui Po Home Affairs Enquiry Centre, G/F, Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Sham Shui Po, and at the District Lands Office (Kowloon West), 4/F, South Tower, West Kowloon Government Offices, 11 Hoi Ting Road, Yau Ma Tei.

     The Secretary for Development has, by order under section 10(1)(a) and section 10(1)(b) of the Mass Transit Railway (Land Resumption and Related Provisions) Ordinance (Cap. 276), authorised the closure and alteration of roads for the purposes of construction, operation, maintenance or improvement of the MTR.

     Any person entitled to compensation under the Ordinance who wishes to make a claim for compensation should write to the Director of Lands, 20/F, North Point Government Offices, 333 Java Road, North Point.

Ends/Friday, June 4, 2021
Issued at HKT 11:00