Route 4 (Hong Kong)

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Route 4

Route 4
Island Eastern Corridor, Victoria Park Road, Gloucester Road, Harcourt Road, Connaught Road (West & Central)
Route 4 coloured red
Route information
Maintained by Highways Department
Length: 15.3 km (9.5 mi)
Existed: 1984 (Island Eastern Corridor) – present
Major junctions
East end: Chai Wan Road/Wan Tsui Road in Chai Wan
  Route 2 in Quarry Bay
Route 1 in Causeway Bay
Route 3 in Sai Ying Pun
West end: Shing Sai Road in Kennedy Town
Location
Districts: Eastern, Wan Chai, Central and Western
Highway system

Hong Kong Strategic Route and Exit Number System

Route 3 Route 5
Island Eastern Corridor near North Point

Route 4 (Chinese: 四號幹綫) is an east-west road artery along the Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. Formerly divided into routes 7 (Causeway Bay - Aberdeen) and 8 (Utilisation of Island Eastern Corridor), it was absorbed into Route 4 in 2004.

Route[edit]

Route 4 had consisted of two sections:

From Chai Wan the route travels west towards Central via Island Eastern Corridor, Victoria Park Road, Gloucester Road, Harcourt Road Flyover, and finally to Connaught Road Central,before Central Wan Chai Bypass working finished.

Part two of the roadway extension which took Route 4 from Connaught Road Central to Kennedy Town via the Connaught Road West Flyover was completed in 1997.

The areas covered by the route include Kennedy Town, Shek Tong Tsui, Sai Ying Pun, Sheung Wan, Central, Wan Chai, Causeway Bay, Quarry Bay, Tai Koo Shing, Shau Kei Wan, A Kung Ngam, Heng Fa Chuen and Chai Wan.

Exit list[edit]

District Location km[1] mi Exit Destinations Notes
Central and Western Shek Tong Tsui 0.0 0.0 Shing Sai Road No entrance from Shing Sai Road westbound to Route 4 eastbound, or from Route 4 eastbound to Shing Sai Road westbound
Sai Ying Pun 0.6–
1.6
0.37–
1.0
13 Route 3 Directional-T interchange
0.7 0.43 Hill Road Flyover To Route 4 eastbound only
Sheung Wan 1.9 1.2 12D Connaught Road West From Connaught Road West to Route 4, and from Route 4 to Connaught Road West
Central 2.4 1.5 12C Central–Wan Chai Bypass / Man Po Street From Route 4 eastbound only; Future Route 4 alignment
2.8 1.7 12B Connaught Road Central From Route 4 westbound only
Queen Victoria Street From Route 4 westbound only
2.9 1.8 Pottinger Street To Route 4 westbound only
2.9–
3.4
1.8–
2.1
12A Connaught Road Central to Pedder Street / Connaught Place Texas U-turns at Connaught Road Central
11A Club Street From Route 4 westbound only
3.5 2.2 Edinburgh Place From Route 4 eastbound only
10A Murray Road From Route 4 eastbound only
3.5–
4.0
2.2–
2.5
10 Cotton Tree Drive / Harcourt Road No entrance from Cotton Tree Drive to Route 4 westbound
Admiralty 4.0–
4.2
2.5–
2.6
9D Harcourt Road / Fenwick Pier Street / Performing Arts Avenue No entrance from Route 4 westbound
Wan Chai District 4.3–
4.5
2.7–
2.8
9C Fenwick Street / Arsenal Street No entrance to Fenwick Street from Route 4 westbound, or from Route 4 eastbound to Arsenal Street; Route 4 westbound access to Arsenal Street via Gloucester Road
Wan Chai 4.7 2.9 9B Gloucester Road Westbound access to frontage road
4.7–
4.9
2.9–
3.0
9A Fleming Road Route 4 westbound access via Gloucester Road
5.1–
5.2
3.2–
3.2
9 Tonnochy Road No entrance from the northern section of Tonnochy Road southbound to Route 4 westbound; No access to the southern section of Tonnochy Road
Causeway Bay 5.3 3.3 8A Marsh Road Route 4 eastbound to Marsh Road northbound only
5.3–
5.9
3.3–
3.7
8 Route 1
6.0–
6.3
3.7–
3.9
7 Gloucester Road No access from Gloucester Road to Route 4 eastbound
Eastern District 6.2–
6.3
3.9–
3.9
6C Victoria Park Road / Tsing Fung Street Route 4 eastbound access via Hing Fat Street
Fortress Hill 6.9 4.3 6B Hing Fat Street Route 4 westbound access via Victoria Park Road / Tsing Fung Street
7.5 4.7 Central–Wan Chai Bypass Planned eastern end of bypass
North Point 7.7–
7.8
4.8–
4.8
6A Tong Shui Road Entrances from Route 4 eastbound, and to Route 4 westbound
8.4–
9.2
5.2–
5.7
6 Java Road / King's Road / Man Hong Street Entrances to Route 4 westbound via King's Road; Exit from Route 4 eastbound located at Java Road
Quarry Bay 9.7–
10.0
6.0–
6.2
5 Route 2 Directional-T interchange
Sai Wan Ho 11.0 6.8 3C Hong On Street / Oi Shun Road No entrance to Route 4 eastbound
Shau Kei Wan 12.0 7.5 3B Tung Hei Road Route 4 eastbound exit only, with entrance from Tung Hei Road to Route 4 westbound
3A Chai Wan Road To/from Route 4 westbound
2B Tung Hei Road Route 4 westbound exit only
13.0 8.1 2A Tung Hei Road To/from Route 4 eastbound
Shing Tai Road To Route 4 westbound only
Chai Wan 14.0 8.7 2 Wing Tai Road / Shun Tai Road / Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital No access from Route 4 westbound to Wing Tai Road; Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital accessible from Route 4 westbound
15.0 9.3 1A Ning Foo Street Route 4 westbound exit only
Chai Wan Road / Wan Tsui Road Roundabout
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ OpenStreetMap contributors. Route 4 (Map). OpenStreetMap. Retrieved 27 June 2015. 

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