The Transport Department (TD) today (July 12) reminded the public that special traffic and transport arrangements will be implemented in the Sheung Shui district to facilitate the holding of a public procession tomorrow (July 13).
The special traffic and transport arrangements will mainly include:
I. Temporary traffic arrangements
Subject to the development of the procession, the Police may temporarily close the roads in the vicinity of Shek Wu Hui. Motorists should follow the instructions of traffic diversion given by the Police.
II. Public transport arrangements
From 2pm to 10pm tomorrow, the routing of 21 bus routes and 12 green minibus (GMB) routes will be temporarily diverted within the Sheung Shui district. In addition, the services of two bus routes will be temporarily suspended (the actual implementation time may be adjusted subject to the development of the event). The bus companies and GMB operators will display notices to advise passengers on the temporary arrangements.
III. Temporary suspension of metered parking spaces
All the metered parking spaces on Fu Hing Street, Tsun Fu Street, San Cheung Street, San Fung Avenue, San Hong Street and San Shing Avenue will be temporarily suspended from 11am to 8pm tomorrow.
Actual implementation of and adjustments to traffic control and traffic diversions will be made by the Police at the time depending on conditions in the areas. The Police will provide instructions to road users at locations concerned. The stability of public transport services may be affected during the public procession. Passengers are advised to pay attention to the arrangements of route diversions and suspension or relocation of stops. Members of the public are advised to plan their journeys in advance and use alternative travelling routes to avoid unexpected delay, and be alert to the latest traffic news through the media.
For enquiries on the special traffic and transport arrangements, members of the public can call 1823 or browse the TD's website (www.td.gov.hk) for more details.
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