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  1. Gas leak fears bring traffic to a halt in Causeway Bay

    Posted Jan 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... had to cordon off the affected part of Morrison Hill Road. Scores of pedestrians were redirected as traffic backed up along Wan Chai Road and Morrison Hill Road. The road was blocked for more than two hours before traffic could regain free movement. After completing their inspection, Town Gas and the Fire Services found no signs of gas leaks, and that it was likely that the incident ...

  2. Traffic crush expected as recyclers gear for protest

    Posted Sep 09th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Eighty trucks will take part in a slow drive from Kwun Tong to Chai Wan through the Eastern Harbour Tunnel during the morning rush hour tomorrow. The protest has been organised by the city's major waste-paper-recycling operators who are b ...

  3. Mega Tower plan hits traffic obstacle

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Joyce Ng

    ... they submitted in mid-September, and we returned it through the Lands Department adding in our suggestions on traffic flow and traffic projection,' Mr Wong said. 'I can say that... their report ... The developer is required to estimate the project's impact on the district's traffic with formulas that take into account the number of floors and flats of the building, whether ...

  4. Wan Chai folk fear noise, traffic after revamp

    Posted Oct 12th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... fears about increased traffic flow if the neighbouring dead-end Amoy Street is opened up and connected with Queen's Road East under Urban Renewal Authority plans, saying the change ... and retail shops it once housed- into a pedestrian area to attract visitors. Lee Tung Street at present connects Johnston Road to Queen's Road East. To keep traffic flowing after its ...

  5. Lane change to ease traffic flow

    Posted Apr 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam A garbage depot and two fuel stations on Gloucester Road would be torn down to make way for a new lane that is crucial to easing the congestion at a junction where traffic from the east and the west meets, the Transport Department has proposed. The department told the Wan Chai District Council yesterday that the new lane would be dedicated to traffic from the east ...

  6. Traffic congestion is expected on last day

    Posted Oct 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fact that thousands of people are dispersing at the same time is certain to cause traffic congestion. The HKTDC has informed public transportation associations about the situation, ...

  7. Police plan crackdown on HK Island traffic offences

    Posted Aug 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... OAKES LU and ANDY CHENG Updated at 4.49pm: Jaywalkers and drivers committing traffic offences would be prosecuted without warning this week on Hong Kong Island, a police spokesman said. Police will conduct a crackdown on jaywalking and other traffic offences- dubbed 'Operation Foxfire'. It is designed to reduce the number of accidents on Hong Kong Island- which have ...

  8. PLA could be called in for WTO meeting, says expert

    Posted May 15th 2005, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... authorities strictly regulated helicopter traffic ferrying dignitaries, and civil aircraft were allowed in and out of the 'exclusion zone' subject to identification. Legislative Council ... beefed up,' he said, adding this would mainly involve monitoring equipment. Operationally, it would likely involve the diversion of civilian air traffic. The critical question was whether ...

  9. Pedestrianisation in Wan Chai would improve safety and reduce air pollution

    Posted Nov 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and bus and minibus routes. Spring Garden Lane is a good example, with vehicles and pedestrians vying dangerously for the same space. This shortcut from Queen's Road East creates traffic chaos at the exit to Johnston Road, as it conflicts with the tram tracks and the congested eastbound lanes. The traffic flow would greatly improve if access was denied at Spring Garden Lane ...

  10. Talkback

    Posted Apr 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... parked in the breakdown lane and not affecting traffic. They should not have had their arrow-lights on, just their hazard breakdown lights would have sufficed. In some cases, after moving ... the curve. Unable to move to the next lane because of traffic, and unable to brake in time, they collide. In the latest case, the maintenance work had apparently just finished and the trucks were ...




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