Highways Department

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Highways Department
Highways Department hong kong logo.png
Agency overview
HeadquartersHo Man Tin Government Offices, 88 Chung Hau Street, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon
Agency executive
  • CHUNG Kum-wah, Daniel, Director of Highways
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.


The department was previously an office within the former Civil Engineering Department and became an independent department on 1 June 1986 due to the increasingly complex road network in Hong Kong.[1]


  • Harold Campbell Beaton (1986–1989)[2]
  • Kwei See Kan (1989–1993)[2]
  • Kwong Hon Sang (1993–1996)[2]
  • Leung Kwok Sun (1996–2000)[2]
  • Lo Yiu Ching (2000–2002)[2]
  • Mak Chai Kwong (2002–2006)[2]
  • Wai Chi Sing (2006–2010)[3]
  • Peter Lau Ka Keung (2010–2016)[3]
  • Daniel Chung Kum-wah (2016–present)[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Organization
  2. ^ a b c d e f Ho 2008, p. 215.
  3. ^ a b "Senior appointments". Information and news. Civil Service Bureau, Hong Kong Government. 27 August 2010. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  4. ^ "Senior appointments (with photos)". Hong Kong Government. 8 August 2016.
  • 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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