List of streets and roads in Hong Kong

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Streets and Roads in Hong Kong
List of streets and roads in Hong Kong
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The following are incomplete lists of notable expressways, tunnels, bridges, roads, avenues, streets, crescents, squares and bazaars in Hong Kong.

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Many roads on the Hong Kong Island conform to the contours of the hill landscape. Some of the roads on the north side of Hong Kong Island and southern Kowloon have a grid-like pattern. The roads are generally designed to British standards. Expressways generally conform to British motorway standards.

Speed limits on all roads are 50 km/h, unless indicated otherwise by road signs. Usually, higher speed limits such as 70 km/h and 80 km/h have been raised to facilitate traffic flow along main roads and trunk roads. On most expressways, speed limits have been raised to 80 km/h and 100 km/h due to the smooth geometry and 110 km/h for North Lantau Highway, while some expressways such as Island Eastern Corridor and Tuen Mun Road have been restricted to 70 km/h because of its long existence and/or geometrical constraints. Typically, the highest speed limit in all tunnels and suspension bridges is 80 km/h, while for other roads such as toll plaza areas and slip roads that do not lead to other expressways the speed limits are recommended to be reduced to the default 50 km/h speed limit.

Routes

Hong Kong's Transport Department is responsible for management of road traffic, regulation of public transport services and operation of major transport infrastructures, while Highways Department is responsible for planning, design, construction and maintenance of the public road system.

In 2004, a new strategic route marking system was put in place, with most existing routes renumbered and exits to key places or to another route also numbered. (For example, a journey from Yau Ma Tei to the airport uses Route 3, taking Exit 5 to join Route 8. It is therefore identified as "3-5-8".) Routes 1 to 3 are cross-harbour north-south routes following the order in which the harbour tunnels were opened. Routes 4, 5, 7 and 8 run east-west, numbered from south to north. Route 9 circumscribes the New Territories. Route 10 runs from western New Territories from Route 9 and bends northward towards and passes the border to Shenzhen. However, the new system has caused some confusion to drivers used to relying on destination signs.

The routes are designated as follows:

Expressways

There are approximately 158.7 kilometres (98.6 mi) of expressways in Hong Kong. The following list is sorted by length:

Number and NameLength
(km)
Speed limit (km/h)
HK Route9.svg Tuen Mun Road 16.2 kilometres (10.1 mi) [1] 70/80
Hong Kong Link Road 13.2 kilometres (8.2 mi)100
HK Route8.svg North Lantau Highway 12.8 kilometres (8.0 mi)110
HK Route3.svg Tsing Long Highway 12.5 kilometres (7.8 mi)80/100
HK Route9.svg Tolo Highway 11.3 kilometres (7.0 mi)100
HK Route9.svg Fanling Highway 10.0 kilometres (6.2 mi)80/100
HK Route9.svg Yuen Long Highway 10.0 kilometres (6.2 mi)80
HK Route4.svg Island Eastern Corridor 8.6 kilometres (5.3 mi)70
HK Route9.svg San Tin Highway 7.9 kilometres (4.9 mi)100
HK Route10.svg Hong Kong–Shenzhen Western Corridor 5.5 kilometres (3.4 mi)100
HK Route10.svg Kong Sham Western Highway 5.4 kilometres (3.4 mi)80
HK Route3.svg West Kowloon Highway 5.1 kilometres (3.2 mi)100
HK Route2.svg Tate's Cairn Highway 4.2 kilometres (2.6 mi)80
Sha Lek Highway 4.2 kilometres (2.6 mi)80
HK Route5.svg Tsuen Wan Road 4.1 kilometres (2.5 mi)70
HK Route8.svg Lantau Link 4.0 kilometres (2.5 mi)80
HK Route3.svg Tsing Kwai Highway 3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi)80
HK Route1.svg Sha Tin Road 3.4 kilometres (2.1 mi)80
HK Route2.svg Kwun Tong Bypass 3.0 kilometres (1.9 mi)70/80
HK Route9.svg Tai Po Road – Sha Tin Section1.8 kilometres (1.1 mi) [2] 80
Penny's Bay Highway 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi)80
HK Route3.svg Cheung Tsing Highway 1.2 kilometres (0.75 mi)80

Tunnels, bridges, viaducts, and flyovers

Roads, avenues, streets, bazaars, squares, crescents

Hong Kong Island (Mid-levels)

Hong Kong Island (South)

Hong Kong Island (East from Fortress Hill)

Hong Kong Island (West from North Point)

Kowloon and New Kowloon

New Territories

Fanling

  • Pik Fung Road
  • Po Kak Tsai Road

Kwai Chung

  • Castle Peak Road
  • Joint Street
  • King Cho Road
  • Lai Chi Ling Road
  • Lai Cho Road
  • Lai King Hill Road
  • Lim Cho Street

Tai Po

  • Kwong Fuk Road
  • Tai Po-Tai Wo Road
  • Ting Kok Road
  • Yuen Shin Road

Tsing Yi

Tuen Mun

  • Lung Mun Road
  • Ming Kum Road
  • Sam Shing Street
  • Shek Pai Tau Road
  • Tsing Tin Road
  • Tsing Wun Road
  • Tuen Mun Heung Sze Wui Road
  • Wong Chu Road
  • Wu King Road
  • Wu Shan Road
  • Pui To Road

Sai Kung

  • Chan Man Street
  • Che Keng Tuk Road
  • Chui Tong Road
  • Chuk Yeung Road
  • Fui Yiu Lane
  • Fuk Man Road
  • Fung Sau Road
  • Hiram's Highway
  • Hong Fu Road
  • Hong Kin Road
  • Hong Nin Path
  • Hong Ting Road
  • Hong Tsuen Road
  • Kak Hang Tun Road
  • King Man Street
  • Keng Pang Ha Road
  • Lung Mei Tsuen Road
  • Man Nin Street
  • Mei Yu Street
  • Mei Yuen Street
  • Muk Min Shan Road
  • Nam Shan San Tsuen Road
  • Nin Chun Street
  • Pak Kong Road
  • See Cheung Street
  • Sha Kok Mei Road
  • Tai Mong Tsai Road
  • Tso Wo Road
  • Wan King Path
  • Yan Yee Road
  • Yi Chun Street

Sha Tin

  • A Kung Kok Street
  • Au Pui Wan Street
  • Chap Wai Kon Street
  • Che Kung Miu Road
  • Fo Tan Road
  • Fung Shek Street
  • Fung Shun Street
  • Ho Lek Pui Street
  • Hung Mui Kuk Road
  • Jat Min Chuen Street
  • Kam Ying Road
  • Kong Pui Street
  • Lek Yuen Street
  • Lok King Street
  • Lok Lam Street
  • Ma On Shan Road
  • Mei Tin Road
  • Ngan Shing Street
  • Ngau Pei Shan Street
  • On Chun Street
  • On Yuen Street
  • On Luk Street
  • Pai Tau Street
  • Pak Tak Street
  • Pok Chuen Street
  • Sai Sha Road
  • Siu Lek Yuen Road
  • Sha Kok Street
  • Sha On Street
  • Sha Tin Road
  • Sha Tin Centre Street
  • Sha Tin Rural Committee Road
  • Sha Tin Wai Road
  • Sha Tin Tau Road
  • Shan Mei Street
  • Shui Chuen Au Street
  • Sui Wo Road
  • Tai Chung Kiu Road
  • Tak Kei Street
  • Tak Lee Street
  • Tak Yi Street
  • Tam Kon Po Street
  • Tin Sam Street
  • To Fung Shan Road
  • Tsung Tau Ha Road
  • Wang Pok Street
  • Wo Che Street
  • Wo Heung Street
  • Wo Liu Hang Street
  • Wo Shing Street
  • Wo Shui Street
  • Yat Tai Street
  • Yuen Chau Kok Road
  • Yuen Wo Road

Sheung Shui

Yuen Long
  • Castle Peak Road

Tseung Kwan O

  • Wan Po Road

Outlying Islands

Lantau

Chek Lap Kok Airport
  • Airport Road
  • Airport Expo Boulevard
  • Catering Road West
  • Catering Road Central
  • Catering Road East
  • Chek Lap Kok South Road
  • Cheong Hing Road
  • Cheong Hong Road
  • Cheong King Road
  • Cheong Lin Path
  • Cheong Lin Road
  • Cheong Shun Road
  • Cheong Tat Road
  • Cheong Wing Road
  • Cheong Wong Road
  • Cheong Yip Road
  • Chung Cheung Road
  • East Coast Road
  • Kwo Lo Wan Road
  • North Perimeter Road
  • Runway Road South
  • Sky City Road
  • Sky Plaza Drive
  • Sky Plaza Road
  • South Perimeter Road
Cheung Chau
  • Pak Sha Praya Road
  • Pak Shue Street
  • Peak Road
  • Sun Hing Street
  • Tung Wa Road

Bus priority

The Transport Department has designated about 22 km of road length as exclusive "bus lanes", out of approximately 2,000 km of accessible roads.

Monitoring major roads

The traffic CAM online provides near real-time road conditions for all major road users, as well as facilitating monitoring of traffic. There are about 115 closed-circuit cameras located on the routes to provide monitoring of traffic flow. Congestion is heaviest in Kowloon and along the northern shore of Hong Kong Island, where most cameras are located.

Some example locations:

See also

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