Typhoon "Compasses" rushed to stay away from Hong Kong before the Chung Yeung Festival on Thursday (14th), so filial descendants and grandchildren can worship the mountain as expected.
The Transport Department will begin to implement special traffic arrangements in many districts tomorrow morning, including road closures and road closures in the cemeteries of Wo Hop Shek in Fanling, Tsang Tsui Columbarium in Tuen Mun, Tseung Kwan O Chinese Permanent Cemetery, Chai Wan, Diamond Hill, etc. Measures generally don't end until the evening.
The government urges citizens planning to sweep the graves to spread as far as possible before and after the Chung Yeung Festival, and to take public transportation as much as possible to cause traffic congestion.
This is the second Chung Yeung Festival after the opening of the Tseng Tsui Columbarium in Tuen Mun. The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department stated that the area around Nim Wan Road was severely congested and affected emergency services at the initial stage of its full opening in mid-March. The government immediately stepped up For traffic management in the resettlement, starting last month, all vehicles except licensed vehicles must be registered online to make an appointment before entering the niche, and parking will not be available until Friday (15th) morning at the earliest.
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In addition, a section of Nim Wan Road between Tsang Tsui Columbarium and Chung Long Road in Tuen Mun will be closed for 7 nights on weekends in the next few weeks. Except for buses, taxis and vehicles with permits, other vehicles will be closed. No entry.
Fanling Wo Hop Shek will also close all access roads in Qiaotou Road, Ming Yin Road, Hejialou Road and Wo Hop Shek Cemetery on the day of Chung Yeung Festival and the next two weekends from 6 to 5, as well as 3 nearby parking lots and parking spaces. It will also be temporarily suspended.
Citizens who intend to drive to the Chung Yeung Festival can drive in between 5 pm and 7:30 pm, and the back cemetery will be closed.
As for the Shaling Cemetery, the frontier restricted area from Lo Wu Station to Lo Wu Road is now open. Until the end of this month, citizens can go to grave-sweeping there.
There will also be road closures in the area, involving the sections of Sha Ling Road and Lo Wu Road from the junction with Man Kam To Road to the vicinity of the Sha Ling Cemetery Management Office. The closure time is from 6 am to 6 pm.
The closed section of the Tseung Kwan O Chinese Permanent Cemetery is the passage from Ko Chiu Road to the cemetery. The time is from 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Grave sweepers can walk on the Wah Yong footpath opposite the MTR Tiu Keng Leng Station, or The passage from Gaochao Road to the cemetery, walk to the cemetery, wheelchair users are recommended to use the entrance of Gaochao Road.
The Cape Collinson Cemetery in Chai Wan will enter the third phase of road control. 4 road sections will be closed from 7 am to 6 pm, including the slip road leading from Cape Collinson Road to the Garden of Remembrance and Crematorium, and The slip road of the Chai Wan Chinese Permanent Cemetery, Wan Tsui Lane and Lin Shing Road; some sections need to be converted to one-way traffic, including the section of Cape Collinson Road between the slip road to the crematorium and Shek O Road, and Wan Tsui Road (East Section) between Bay Road and Fei Chui Road, both roads were changed to one-way westbound.
As for the access to the Diamond Hill Crematorium, the access between the Diamond Hill Funeral Parlour and the China Power Substation, and the access adjacent to the Diamond Hill Funeral Parlour to Siqin Hall, all accesses will be closed for 7 nights and 6 on the day of Chung Yeung Festival. road.
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