Route 9 (Hong Kong)
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|Shing Mun Tunnels, Shing Mun Tunnel Road, Tai Po Road, Tolo Highway, Fanling Highway, San Tin Highway, Yuen Long Highway, Tuen Mun Road, Cheung Pei Shan Road|
|Maintained by Highways Department|
|Length||70.6 km (43.9 mi)|
|Existed||1977 (Tuen Mun Road)–present|
|Beltway around New Territories|
|From||Shing Mun Tunnels toll plaza near Wo Yi Hop|
| Route 8 in Sha Tin Town Centre|
Route 1 in Fo Tan
Route 2 in Ma Liu Shui
Route 3 near Au Tau
Route 10 near Lam Tei
Route 3 near Ting Kau
Route 5 near Chai Wan Kok
|To||Shing Mun Tunnels toll plaza near Wo Yi Hop|
|Districts||Tsuen Wan, Sha Tin, Tai Po, North, Yuen Long, Tuen Mun|
Route 9 (Chinese: 九號幹綫), Hong Kong is one of the strategic trunk roads, mostly in the form of a motorway, circumnavigating the New Territories. The route is also known as the New Territories Circular Road (新界環迴公路). Starting from the Shing Mun Tunnels, Route 9 links (moving in an anti-clockwise direction) Sha Tin, Tai Po, Fanling, Sheung Shui, Yuen Long, Tuen Mun and Tsuen Wan.
Route 9 was established after a shake-up of the route number system in January 2004, replacing the old system which had been used since 1974.
Like other strategic routes in Hong Kong, Route 9 consists of several sections.
Route 9 then runs in a northerly direction via the remaining portion of Tai Po Road - Sha Tin until the Racecourse Interchange, where it continues via the 12.3 km-long Tolo Highway (opened in 1985) to Lam Kam Road Interchange, to the north of Tai Po. The widening of Tolo Highway between Ma Liu Shui and Tai Po to a dual 3-lane motorway was completed in 2003. It is built to full British motorway standards (3/4 lanes and a hard shoulder). The Tolo Highway continues as another dual 3-lane expressway, Fanling Highway, which was completed in three stages between 1985 and 1987, running due north and north-west, connecting Tai Po North and Pak Shek Au, near San Tin.
At San Tin Interchange near Lok Ma Chau, Route 9 turns south towards Au Tau, near Yuen Long onto an expressway known as the San Tin Highway. After interchanging with Route 3, Route 9 runs along the Yuen Long Highway to Lam Tei Interchange, followed by Tuen Mun Road, all the way to Tsuen Wan.
At Tsuen Wan, the section of Route 9 linking Chai Wan Kok and Shek Wai Kok was opened on 8 February 2007. Traffic then continues its way back to the Shing Mun Tunnels via the new road and the existing Cheung Pei Shan Road.
Exits and interchanges
|Cheung Pei Shan Road|
|Kwai Tsing||Shek Wai Kok||0.0||Route 9 (Cheung Pei Shan Road) - Tsuen Wan, Kwai Chung||Clockwise-direction terminus|
|Shing Mun Tunnel Road|
|Sha Tin||Shing Mun||0.4–
|Shing Mun Tunnels|
|Tai Wai||4.3||1||Tai Po Road — Tai Wai - Tai Wai||Clockwise exit and anticlockwise entrance only|
|Sha Tin||5.5||Route 8 (Tsing Sha Highway) - Kowloon West||Anticlockwise exit and clockwise entrance only|
|5.6||Tai Po Road — Tai Wai - Tai Wai||Exit permanently closed on 8 June 2014. From 2012, was only accessible through clockwise entrance of exit 2. Clockwise exit only|
|Tai Po Road — Sha Tin|
|Sha Tin||Sha Tin||6.1||2||Sha Tin Rural Committee Road - Sha Tin Town Centre|
|Fo Tan||6.9||2A||Fo Tan Road / Lok King Street - Fo Tan||Anticlockwise exit and clockwise entrance only|
|Tai Po Road — Sha Tin|
|Sha Tin||Fo Tan||7.6||2B||Route 1 ( Sha Tin Road) - Sha Tin Wai, Kowloon Central||Anticlockwise exit and clockwise entrance only|
|8.2||2C||Yuen Wo Road - Penfold Park||Clockwise exit and entrance only|
|8.5||2D||Tai Po Road — Sha Tin - Chinese University, Kau To Shan, Tai Po Kau||Anticlockwise exit and clockwise entrance only. Entrance from Tai Po Road — Ma Liu Shui|
|8.9||3||Sha Tin Racecourse||Anticlockwise exit and clockwise entrance from and to Tolo Highway|
|Sha Tin||Ma Liu Shui||10.1||3A||Route 2 ( Tate's Cairn Highway) - Ma On Shan, Sha Tin Wai, Kowloon East||Clockwise exit and anticlockwise entrance only|
|10.1||4||Chak Cheung Street / Science Park Road - Ma Liu Shui, Ma On Shan; Pak Shek Kok||Clockwise entrance from Sui Cheung Road|
|Tai Po||Pak Shek Kok||13.4||4A||Chong San Road - Pak Shek Kok, Science Park||No anticlockwise exit|
|Tai Po||16.0||5||Tai Po Road — Yuen Chau Tsai / Yuen Shin Road / Tai Po Tai Wo Road - Tai Po South, Tai Po Industrial Estate, Tai Po Market|
|17.0||5A||Tat Wan Road - Tai Po South||Anticlockwise exit and clockwise entrance only|
|Tai Wo||19.5||6||Tai Po Tai Wo Road - Tai Po North, Tai Wo|
|Tai Po||Lam Tsuen||20.8||7||Lam Kam Road / Tai Po Road — Tai Wo / Tai Wo Service Road West / Hong Lok Yuen Road - Shek Kong, Tai Po North, Hong Lok Yuen|
|Kau Lung Hang||23.5||7A||Tai Wo Service Road East - Kau Lung Hang||Clockwise exit and entrance only|
|North||Fanling||23.9||7B||Pak Wo Road - Wo Hop Shek||Anticlockwise exit and clockwise entrance only. Entrance from Jockey Club Road|
|24.1||7C||Pak Wo Road - Fanling, Sha Tau Kok||Anticlockwise exit and clockwise entrance only. Entrance from Jockey Club Road|
|Sheung Shui||26.1||8||So Kwun Po Road - Fanling, Sheung Shui|
|26.9||9||Fan Kam Road / Po Shek Wu Road - Sheung Shui, Kwu Tung, Shek Kong, Man Kam To|
|Kwu Tung||29.9||9A||Castle Peak Road — Chau Tau / Kwu Tung Road - Kwu Tung, Chau Tau||Anticlockwise exit and clockwise exit only|
|San Tin Highway|
|Yuen Long||Kwu Tung||31.3||10||San Sham Road / Castle Peak Road — San Tin / Castle Peak Road — Chau Tau / Kwu Tung Road - Shenzhen, Lok Ma Chau, San Tin, Kwu Tung||This exit has two additional exit ramps; see San Tin Highway for more information. Anticlockwise exits and clockwise entrance from and to Fanling Highway|
|Mai Po||33.3||10A||Mai Po Lung Road / Shek Wu Wai Road - Mai Po, San Tin||Clockwise exit and anticlockwise entrance only|
|Ngau Tam Mei||36.2||11||Fairview Park Boulevard / Castle Peak Road — Tam Mi / San Tam Road - Fairview Park, San Tin, Ngau Tam Mei, Kam Tin|
|Yuen Long Highway|
|Yuen Long||Au Tau||38.8||12||Route 3 ( Tsing Long Highway) - Tsuen Wan, Tsing Yi, Kowloon, Lantau|
|Shap Pat Heung||39.7||13||Castle Peak Road — Yuen Long - Tai Tong, Yuen Long||Anticlockwise exit and clockwise entrance only. Connected to the other half of exit 13|
|41.3||Shap Pat Heung Road - Tai Tong, Yuen Long, Kam Tin||Clockwise exit and anticlockwise entrance only. Connected to the other half of exit 13|
|40.3||13A||Shap Pat Heung Interchange - Yuen Long South, Tai Tong||Anticlockwise exit only. Connected to the other half of exit 13|
|Hung Shui Kiu||43.1||14||Long Tin Road - Tin Shui Wai East|
|44.6||15||Hung Tin Road - Tin Shui Wai West, Hung Shui Kiu|
|Tuen Mun||Lam Tei||46.6||16||Route 10 ( Kong Sham Western Highway) - Ha Tsuen, Shekou|
|47.8||17||Castle Peak Road — Lam Tei / Castle Peak Road — Lingnan / Tsing Lun Road - Lam Tei, Lingnan University||Anticlockwise entrance accessible only from connection at exit 16 from exit ramp to entrance ramp|
|Tuen Mun Road|
|Tuen Mun||San Hui||49.1||18||Tsing Tin Road - Tai Hing|
|49.5||19||San Tak Street - San Hui||Clockwise exit and entrance only. Entrance from Yuk Hong Street|
|49.9||Pui To Road - Tuen Mun Town Centre||Anticlockwise exit and clockwise entrance only|
|Tuen Mun Town Centre||50.2||20||Tuen Fat Road - Tuen Mun Town Centre||Service road parallel to Tuen Hi Road. Anticlockwise exit and entrance only|
|50.7||Tuen Hi Road - Tuen Mun Town Centre||Service road parallel to Tuen Fat Road. Clockwise exit and entrance only|
|50.9||20A||Tuen Hing Road - Tuen Mun Town Centre||Clockwise exit and anticlockwise entrance only|
|Tuen Mun Road|
|Tuen Mun||Tuen Mun South||51.2||21||Wong Chu Road - Tuen Mun South|
|Tai Lam||56.2||22||Castle Peak Road — Tai Lam, Castle Peak Road — New Tai Lam - Tai Lam, So Kwun Wat, Tsing Lung Tau|
|Tsuen Wan||Sham Tseng||61.7||23||Castle Peak Road — Sham Tseng - Sham Tseng|
|Ting Kau||62.6||24||Route 3 ( Ting Kau Bridge) - Tsing Yi, Kowloon, Lantau||Anticlockwise exit and clockwise entrance only|
|63.9||Route 3 ( Tsing Long Highway) - Yuen Long, Lok Ma Chau, Shenzhen||Clockwise exit and anticlockwise entrance only|
|Chai Wan Kok||66.7||24A||Route 5 ( Tsuen Wan Road) - Tsuen Wan, Kwai Chung, Kowloon||Anticlockwise exit and clockwise entrance only|
|Cheung Pei Shan Road|
|Tsuen Wan||Chai Wan Kok||67.4||24C||Castle Peak Road — Tsuen Wan - Tsuen Wan||No clockwise exit|
|Tai Wo Hau||68.8||25||Route Twisk / Tai Ho Road North / Texaco Road North / Wai Tsuen Road - Tsuen Wan, Tai Wo Hau, Kam Tin|
|Kwai Tsing||Shek Wai Kok||70.3||25A||Wo Yi Hop Road / Sam Tung Uk Road / Cheung Shan Estate Road East - Shek Wai Kok, Wo Yi Hop, Shing Mun, Kwai Chung|
|70.8||Route 9 (Cheung Pei Shan Road) - Sha Tin, Tai Po||Anticlockwise-direction terminus|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi|
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