Multiple roads in Central/Admiralty areas blocked due to protest, announces Hong Kong Transport Department


12th June 2019 – (Hong Kong) Hong Kong Transport Department has announced at 6.51am today that due to public event, the following road sections are temporarily still blocked to all traffic:

i. Tim Wa Avenue (both bounds) 
ii. Tim Mei Avenue (both bounds) 
iii. Lung Wo Road between Edinburgh Place and Expo Drive (both bounds) 
iv. Harcourt Road (both bounds) 
v. Fenwick Pier Street (Central bound) 
vi. Exit of Central-Wan Chai Bypass (westbound) near Wan Chai is now closed 
vii. Queensway is banned from making left-turning movement onto Arsenal Street 

Transport Department urged the public to plan journey well in advance, pay attention to radio/TV announcements on the latest traffic and transport information, use non-road based public transport means as far as possible and to avoid driving to the affected areas.

Buses no 905, 905P, 978, 978A, 978B (Towards Wanchai), 914P, 914X , 18X and 18P will use alternative routes to avoid the areas.

Further, buses will not stop at Citic Tower and Hong Kong Convention Centre.

If driving is unavoidable, motorists are advised to plan their routes carefully, use alternate routes and allow more time to cater for unexpected delays.