Tseung Kwan O Tunnel

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Tseung Kwan O Tunnel
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Tseung Kwan O Tunnel, Sau Mau Ping portal
LocationHong Kong
Coordinates Coordinates: 22°19′08″N114°14′45″E / 22.318824°N 114.245827°E / 22.318824; 114.245827
Route Route 7
Start Sau Mau Ping
End Tseung Kwan O New Town near Tsui Lam Estate
Work begunSeptember 1987;34 years ago (1987-09)
Opened9 November 1990;31 years ago (1990-11-09)
Owner Hong Kong Government
OperatorGreater Lucky (H.K.) Company
TollYes (HK$3)
Length900 metres (3,000 ft)
No. of lanes 4 (2 per direction)
Operating speed70 kilometres per hour (43 mph)

Tseung Kwan O Tunnel (traditional Chinese :將軍澳隧道; simplified Chinese :将军澳隧道; Cantonese Yale :jeung1 gwan1 ou3 seui6 dou6) is a 900-metre tunnel beneath Ma Yau Tong in Hong Kong. The tunnel was opened on 9 November 1990. [1] Part of Route 7, it links Sau Mau Ping, Kwun Tong, Kowloon and the Tseung Kwan O New Town, Sai Kung District, the New Territories. It was used by 80,385 vehicles daily in 2011. [2]

The flat toll fee for the tunnel is HK$3. [1]

This tunnel is connected to Tseung Kwan O Road on the Kowloon side along with its toll plaza, and Tseung Kwan O Tunnel Road on the Tseung Kwan O side.

Tseung Kwan O Tunnel is currently managed by Greater Lucky (H.K.) Company Limited.

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  1. 1 2 "Transport in Hong Kong: Tunnels and Bridges". Transport Department of the Government of Hong Kong . Retrieved 11 October 2012.
  2. "Monthly Traffic and Transport Digest July 2012 - Tunnel, Lantau Link and Vehicular Ferry Services Statistics" (PDF). Transport Department of the Government of Hong Kong . Retrieved 11 October 2012.

Preceded by
Tseung Kwan O Tunnel Road
Hong Kong Route 7
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Tseung Kwan O Tunnel
Succeeded by
Tseung Kwan O Road