Road works eyed for central district

Projects, Slider 17 Nov 2014
Road works eyed for central district

The Transport & Housing Bureau plans to implement road works in Central as part of the Urban Renewal Authority’s redevelopment of parts of the district.

The proposed works will affect Gage, Gutzlaff, Staveley, Peel, Graham and Cochrane streets.

The plan and the scheme of the works are available for public inspection at the Central & Western District Office and the Hong Kong West & South District Lands Office.

Proposed road works at Gage Street, Gutzlaff Street, Staveley Street, Peel Street, Graham Street and Cochrane Street in Central District

(i) construction of a footbridge along Cochrane Street connecting the proposed Urban Renewal Authority(URA)redevelopment project at a site at Graham Street/ Gage Street (Site C) and the Central to Mid-levels Escalator and Walkway System;
(ii) construction of a footbridge over Graham Street connecting the proposed URA redevelopment project at Site C and a site at Peel Street/ Graham Street/ Gage Street (Site B);
(iii) construction of a footbridge over Peel Street connecting the proposed URA redevelopment project at a site at Peel Street/ Gage Street (Site A) and Site B;
(iv) construction of a lay-by at Site A;
(v) permanent closure and conversion of a section of the existing footpath on Staveley Street into part of the proposed lay-by in(iv);
(vi) permanent closure and conversion of a section of the existing footpath on Gage Street outside Site A into carriageway;
(vii) permanent closure and conversion of a section of the existing footpath into public open space with associated footpath,
staircase and ramp connecting with the existing side passage of Nos. 108-110 Wellington Street;
(viii)permanent closure of sections of the existing footpaths at Site A and Site C;
(ix) temporary closure and modification of a section of the existing Central to Mid-levels Escalator and Walkway System; and
(x) ancillary works including landscaping, drainage and utilities works
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