Study on congestion, cross-harbour tolls

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 16 October, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 16 October, 2008, 12:00am

The government will commission a consultancy study this month to study how the issues of congestion and different tolls at the three cross-harbour tunnels can be addressed.

The chief executive said simply adjusting the tolls of the three crossings would not solve the congestion problem; good road links to the crossings, including the delayed Central-Wan Chai bypass project, were also crucial, he said.

'The government appreciates the public's concern,' Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said in his policy address. 'We will endeavour to find a long-term solution that is feasible in transport, financial and legal terms, and develop strategies for possible negotiations in the future.



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