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To support the city development and provide quality power supply to citizens with optimized power grid facility and stable power supply, we are in the process of cable laying in the following area.

During the construction period, citizens and drivers are advised to be aware of the road conditions and follow the temporary traffic instructions. We will endeavor to minimize the impact and hope to have your understanding for the inconvenience caused.

Traffic arrangements

Temporary traffic arrangements at Rua do Patane for cable laying

16 October 2020

To optimize the power network, Companhia de Electricidade de Macau - CEM, S.A. (CEM) will need to carry out cable laying projects. From 10am on 19 October (Monday) to 2 November (Tuesday), traffic in the section of Rua do Patane near Escada do Muro will be closed, vehicles going to Rua de Entre-Campos can take Rua da Erva.

Temporary traffic arrangements at Praça de D. Afonso Henriques and Macau Rua de Fat San for pipes laying projects

9 October 2020

In order to avoid repeated excavations and speed up the construction progress, with the coordination of Transport Bureau, Companhia de Electricidade de Macau - CEM, S.A. (CEM), Companhia de Telecomunicações de MTEL, Limitada and Companhia de Gás Natural Nam Kwong, Limitada will together lay power cables, telecommunication and natural gas pipelines at Praça de D. Afonso Henriques and Macau Rua de Fat San.

To cooperate with the construction, from 12 October (Monday) to 12 November (Thursday), traffic in the section of Praça de D. Afonso Henriques between Rua de Cantão and Rua de Fat San will be closed, as well as limited access to the section of Praça de D. Afonso Henriques near Rua de Fat San.

Temporary traffic arrangements at Rua de Camilo Pessanha and Rua do Pagode for pipes laying projects

30 September 2020

In order to avoid repeated excavations and speed up the construction progress, with the coordination of Transport Bureau, Companhia de Electricidade de Macau - CEM, S.A. (CEM), Companhia de Telecomunicações de Macau (CTM). and Macau Water will together lay power cable, pipes and water pipes at Rua de Camilo Pessanha and Rua do Pagode.

Temporary traffic arrangements will be implemented from 6 October (Tuesday) to 31 October (Saturday) at Rua de Camilo Pessanha and Rua do Pagode to cooperate with the construction, details are as follows: the section of Rua de Camilo Pessanha between Rua das Estalagens and Rua do Pagode as well as the section of Rua do Pagode between Travessa do Pagode and Rua de Camilo Pessanha will be closed; there will be no exit for the section of  Rua de Camilo Pessanha between Rua do Pagode and Rua da Madeira; the section of Rua de Camilo Pessanha between Rua da Madeira and Avenida Almeida Ribeiro (i.e. direction from Avenida Almeida Ribeiro to Rua da Madeira) will be changed to drive in the opposite direction; loading/unloading bays and motorcycle parking spaces at the section of Rua de Camilo Pessanha between Rua das Estalagens and Rua do Pagode as well as  the loading/unloading bays at the section of Rua do Pagode between Travessa do Pagode and Rua de Camilo Pessanha will be blocked.

Temporary traffic arrangements at Travessa do Cais and Pátio de Lourenço Marques

30 September 2020

In order to optimize the power supply capacity and meet the growing power demand of residents in old districts, Companhia de Electricidade de Macau - CEM, S.A. (CEM) will build 9 customer substations this year and the next year. Relevant projects have been carried out in an orderly manner. The construction of the customer substation located at Travessa do Cais and Pátio de Lourenço Marques will be carried out from 7 October (Wednesday) to 21 October (Wednesday), and the following temporary traffic arrangements will be implemented on the relevant road sections to cooperate with the construction: traffic will be closed at Travessa do Cais; there will be no exit at Pátio de Lourenço Marques; the metered parking spaces for light vehicles, motorcycle parking spaces and loading/unloading bays on Travessa do Cais will be blocked, and vehicles with a body length of more than 7 meters will be prohibited from entering Rua de S. José turning from Rua da Prata.


Temporary traffic arrangements for cable laying projects at Rua da Barca

25 September 2020

To optimize the power network, Companhia de Electricidade de Macau - CEM, S.A. (CEM) will need to carry out cable laying projects. The following temporary traffic arrangements will be implemented in Rua da Barca area from 28 September (Monday) to 4 October (Sunday): the section of Rua da Barca in between Rua da Restauração and Travessa de Martinho Montenegro will be closed to all vehicular traffic; the motorcycle meter parking spaces on Rua de Marques de Oliveira in between Rua da Barca and Travessa da Barca, part of the motorcycle meter parking spaces on Rua da Barca and the loading / unloading bays on Estrada de Coelho do Amaral near Edf. Seng Fai will be blocked; Travessa da Barca in between Rua de Marques de Oliveira and Rua de Manuel de Arriaga will be changed to drive in the opposite direction; vehicles with a height of more than 2.2 meters will be prohibited from passing on the section of Rua da Barca between Estrada do Repouso and Travessa de Martinho Montenegro.

During construction, “Rua da Barca / Esc. Assoc. G. de Mulheres” bus stop will remain unavailable. Bus route nos. 8 (to R. do Parque industrial) and 8A (to R. do Parque industrial) will be diverted and the en-route stops will be adjusted, details are as follows: the en-route stops of bus route no. 8 including “Cinema Alegria”, “Rua da Barca /Esc. Assoc. G. de Mulhers”, “R. Barca / R. Xavier Pereira” and “Xavier Pereira/Horta e Costa” will be temporarily unavailable. Citizens can instead use bus stops of “Est. Coelho Amaral”, “Est. C. Amaral / Horta e Costa”, “Esc. S.C. Jesus” and temporary bus lay-by at Estrada de Coelho do Amaral between Avenida de Horta e Costa and Avenida do Ouvidor Arriaga; the en-route stops of bus route no. 8A including “Cinema Alegria” and “Rua da Barca /Esc. Assoc. G. de Mulheres” will be temporarily unavailable. Citizens can instead use bus stops of “Est. Coelho Amaral” and “R. Barca / R. Xavier Pereira”.

 

Temporary traffic arrangements at Largo do Aquino

22 September 2020

In order to optimize the power supply capacity and meet the growing power demand of residents in old districts, Companhia de Electricidade de Macau - CEM, S.A. (CEM) will build 9 customer substations in the coming two years. Relevant projects have been carried out in an orderly manner. CEM will lay cables in two phases for the construction of the customer substation located at Largo do Aquino.

The first phase will take place from 23 September (Wednesday) to 23 October (Friday), with the following temporary traffic arrangements implemented at Largo do Aquino and the surrounding roads: traffic will be closed at Largo do Aquino, limited access to Rua do Seminário and part of the meter parking spaces will be temporarily blocked, motorcycle meter parking spaces at Rua de S. José will also be blocked.

Short suspension of traffic lights at the junction of Avenida 24 de Junho and Rua Cidade de Sintra

14 September 2020

To optimize the power grid, Companhia de Electricidade de Macau - CEM, S.A.  (CEM) has to replace medium-voltage equipment. The operation of traffic lights at the junction of Avenida 24 de Junho and Rua Cidade de Sintra will be suspended shortly during 9:00am to 9:30am and 4:30pm to 5:00pm on 17 September (Thursday).

CEM and Transport Bureau advise drivers and pedestrians to pay attention, be patient and cautious.

Temporary traffic arrangements at Rua da Barca

11 September 2020

To optimize the power grid, CEM has to replace low-voltage cables. Temporary traffic arrangements will be implemented from 11 September (Friday) to 30 September (Wednesday) at one section of Rua da Barca between Estrada do Repouso and Travessa de Martinho Montenegro as follows.

During 11 – 30 September, part of the motorcycle parking spaces at the section of Rua da Barca between Estrada do Repouso and Travessa de Martinho Montenegro will be blocked. During 14 – 30 September, limited access to the section of Rua da Barca between Estrada do Repouso and Travessa de Martinho Montenegro will be applied; the bus stop “Rua Da Barca/ Esc. Fu Lun” will be temporarily closed; vehicles over 2.2 meters in height will be prohibited from passing through the section of Rua da Barca between Estrada do Repouso and Travessa de Martinho Montenegro.

Starting from 10:00am on 14 September, the bus stop “Xavier Pereira/ Horta E Costa” of route 8 (to R. Do Parque Industrial) will be temporarily closed. Passengers can use the bus stops “Est. C. Amaral/ Horta E Costa”, “Esc. S. C. Jesus” and the temporary stop on the section of “Est. Coelho Amaral” between Avenida de Horta e Costa and Avenida do Ouvidor Arriaga. Meanwhile, the bus stops “Cinema Alegria”, “Rua Da Barca/ Esc. Fu Lun” and “R. Barca/ R. Xavier Pereira” will be temporarily closed while the temporary stop will be located at “Est. Coelho Amaral”. In addition, the bus stops “Cinema Alegria” and “Rua Da Barca/ Esc. Fu Lun” of route 8A (to R. Do Parque Industrial) will be temporarily closed. The temporary stops will be located at the bus stops “Est. Coelho Amaral” and “R. Barca/ R. Xavier Pereira” respectively. The above bus arrangements will be implemented until the work completion on 30 September.