Kwun Tong Road
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Kwun Tong Road near Kai Yip Estate
|Part of||Route 7|
|Location||New Kowloon, Hong Kong|
|From||Clear Water Bay Road, Prince Edward Road East, Lung Cheung Road|
|Ngau Tau Kok Road, Hip Wo Street, Kwun Tong Hoi Yuen Road,Wai Yip Street,Hong Ning Road|
|To||Lei Yue Mun Road, Tsui Ping Road|
Kwun Tong Road starts at the junction with Prince Edward Road East, Clear Water Bay Road and Lung Cheung Road in Ngau Chi Wan. It runs along the coast of Kwun Tong before reclamation, spans south in Ngau Tau Kok and Kwun Tong, and ends at a junction with Tsui Ping Road, where it is succeeded by Lei Yue Mun Road. Kwun Tong Road is a section of Hong Kong Route 7.
Kwun Tong Road runs through the areas around Kwun Tong Bypass, Kai Yip Estate, the ex-premise of St. Joseph's Anglo-Chinese School, Kowloon Bay MTR Station, Lower Ngau Tau Kok Estate, Ting Fu Street, Ngau Tau Kok station, Millennium City, apm Millennium City 5 shopping mall, the roundabout with Hip Wo Street and Hoi Yuen Road beneath Kwun Tong station of MTR, and Bus Terminus.
When Kwun Tong station was being built in 1979, a road tunnel known as the Kwun Tong Road Underpass was dug beneath the station to give a bypass for traffic. Having traffic on the main route diverted into the tunnel, the roundabout functions efficiently. Nevertheless, as road transport in the region becomes saturated, the roundabout still occasionally has traffic congestions.
Remaining buildings of the former RAF Kai Tak are located along Kwun Tong Road. With 6 lanes on either side, it is the widest road in urban Hong Kong second widest road in the entire region, only surpassed by Cheung Tsing Highway. A section of Kwun Tong Line is elevated along Kwun Tong Road.
Kwun Tong Road as of 1945 with Lion Rock in the background
Kwun Tong Road near Kowloon Bay
Kwun Tong Road near apm
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