San Tin Highway

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Route 9

San Tin Highway
Part of Route 9
Route information
Maintained by Highways Department
Length 7.9 km (4.9 mi)
Existed 1993 – present
Major junctions
North end San Tin (near Chau Tau)
  3;
HK Route3.svg Route 3 at Au Tau
South end Kam Tin (near Au Tau)
Highway system
Hong Kong Strategic Route and Exit Number System
San Tin Highway

San Tin Highway (Chinese: 新田公路; pinyin: Xīntián Gōnglù; Cantonese Yale: san1 tin4 gung1 lou6) is an expressway in North-Western New Territories of Hong Kong, leading off Fanling Highway near the rural village of San Tin and connects the Tsing Long Highway and the Yuen Long Highway north of Au Tau, near the new town of Yuen Long. It is also part of Route 9. The road was completed between 1991 and 1993. The speed limit of the expressway is 100 km/h.

The intersection between San Tin Highway and Fanling Highway is the San Tin Interchange which joins the Sam Sham Road to Lok Ma Chau. It connects to the third vehicle cross-boundary facility between Hong Kong and Shenzhen. Two bypasses were built here specially for lorries and goods vehicles so they did not need to use the roundabout. They opened on 27 May 2007. Before their construction, the vast amount of lorries and goods vehicles using the roundabout cause serious traffic congestion, on San Sham Road and occasionally on San Tin Highway.

Before the completion of Tsing Long Highway, the southern end of the Highway connected to Castle Peak Road and Au Tau Interchange. When Tsing Long Highway was opened in 1998, San Tin Highway was connected to it, thus linking up with Tai Lam Tunnel and Yuen Long Highway. The interchange near Fairview Park is the roundabout which has the most exits in Hong Kong. It has 7 entrances and exits which lead to:

  • Fairview Park (Joining Fairview Park Boulevard)
  • San Tin Highway (Bidirectional)
  • Castle Peak Road — Tam Mi (Bidirectional)
  • San Tam Road (Bidirectional)

Interchanges[edit]

San Tin Highway HK Route9.svg
Northbound exits Exit number Southbound exits
HK Route9.svg continues as Fanling Highway
End San Tin Highway HK Route9.svg Start San Tin Highway HK Route9.svg
SAN TIN INTERCHANGE
Lok Ma Chau, San Tin, Kwu Tung
San Sham Road, Castle Peak Road - San Tin, Castle Peak Road - Chau Tau, Kwu Tung Road
10 SAN TIN INTERCHANGE
Lok Ma Chau, San Tin, Kwu Tung
San Sham Road, Castle Peak Road - San Tin, Castle Peak Road - Chau Tau, Kwu Tung Road
San Tin, Mai Po
Mai Po Lung Road, Shek Wu Wai Road
10A no exit
Fairview Park and Kam Tin
Fairview Park Boulevard, Castle Peak Road - Tam Mei, San Tam Road
11 Fairview Park and Kam Tin
Fairview Park Boulevard, Castle Peak Road - Tam Mei, San Tam Road
Start San Tin Highway HK Route9.svg End San Tin Highway HK Route9.svg
continues on as Yuen Long Highway HK Route9.svg
intersects with Tsing Long Highway HK Route3.svg

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Fanling Highway
Hong Kong Route 9
HK Route9.svg
San Tin Highway
Succeeded by
Yuen Long Highway

Coordinates: 22°29′06″N 114°03′31″E / 22.48500°N 114.05860°E / 22.48500; 114.05860