Tourism festival roads closures announced

The Shanghai Tourism Festival's opening parade on Huaihai Road M. will mean some changes to traffic and bus routes in the area.

Road closures on September 14

Tourism festival roads closures announced
Chen Jie / SHINE

The roads affected by the Shanghai Tourism Festival which opens with a parade next Saturday evening

Part of downtown Huaihai Road M. will be closed to motorists next Saturday evening for the Shanghai Tourism Festival's opening parade, police said on Friday.

From 5pm to 10:30pm on September 14, most streets within an area including parts of Yan’an Road, Xizang Road S., Taicang Road and Huangpi Road S. will be turned over to pedestrians. Buses will be diverted.

Vehicles are not entirely banned from streets around Huaihai Road M., but they will not be able to enter or cross the main road.

From 5pm to 9:30pm on September 14, vehicles may not use Jinling Road M. between Xizang Road S. and Huangpi Road S. or Changle Road between Chongqing Road M. and Shaanxi Road S.

The off-ramp to Huaihai Road M. from the North-South Elevated Road will be closed from 7:30pm to 10:30pm.

Also, from midnight on September 13 to 6am on September 15, Yandang Road between Xing’an Road and Huaihai Road M. will be closed to all vehicles with bus routes diverted.

And from 8:30pm on September 13 to 1am the next morning, Huaihai Road M. between Xizang Road S. and Chongqing Road S. and Liulin Road between Jinling Road and Taicang Road will be closed to motorists, with bus routes diverted.

From midnight on September 10 to 6:30am on September 15, Longmen Road between Jinling Road M. and Huaihai Road M. will be closed to all traffic also with bus routes diverted.

This year’s Shanghai Tourism Festival runs until October 6.

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