Highways Department

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Highways Department
路政署
Highways Department hong kong logo.png
Agency overview
Formed 1986
Headquarters Ho Man Tin Government Offices, 88 Chung Hau Street, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon
Agency executive
  • CHUNG Kum-wah, Daniel, Director of Highways
Website http://www.hyd.gov.hk/welcome/index.php
Highways Department
Traditional Chinese 路政署

Highways Department (Chinese: 路政署) is a department of the Hong Kong Government responsible for developing Hong Kong's road and railway network as well as road maintenance.

History[edit]

The department is under the Civil Engineering Department[1] and became an independent department on 1 June 1986 due to the increasingly complex road network in Hong Kong.[2]

Directors[edit]

  • Harold Campbell Beaton (1986–1989)[3]
  • Kwei See Kan (1989–1993)[3]
  • Kwong Hon Sang (1993–1996)[3]
  • Leung Kwok Sun (1996–2000)[3]
  • Lo Yiu Ching (2000–2002)[3]
  • Mak Chai Kwong (2002–2006)[3]
  • Wai Chi Sing (2006–2010)[4]
  • Peter Lau Ka Keung (2010–2016)[4]
  • Daniel Chung Kum-wah (2016–present)[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ A former department of Civil Engineering and Development Department
  2. ^ Organization
  3. ^ a b c d e f Ho 2008, p. 215.
  4. ^ a b "Senior appointments". Information and news. Civil Service Bureau, Hong Kong Government. 27 August 2010. Retrieved 23 July 2014. 
  5. ^ "Senior appointments (with photos)". Hong Kong Government. 8 August 2016. 
Bibliography
  • Ho, Pui-yin (2008). Ways to Urbanisation: Post-War Road Development in Hong Kong. Aberdeen, Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. 

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