New freeway to accomodate vehicles during cold weather
Due to icy roads on the Beijing-Zhuhai Expressway in northern Guangdong drivers can take the Qinglian expressway when the Liannan section will be open. The 215 kilometer Qinglian Expressway extends from Qingxin County to Lianzhou bordering the Hunan Province. the expressway is said to be a fast north-south expressway between the two provinces.
The Qinglian Expressway runs parallel with the Beijing-Zhuhai Expressway, because of expressway being built 300 to 500 meters lower it is unlikely to be frozen or covered by fog or ice.the city meteorological observatory is expecting five cold fronts affecting the city during the Spring Festival season since icy weather is possible in the Hunan, Guizhou, and Fujian mountain areas.
Shenzhen transport commission have been ordering long distance buses to prepare contingency plans in cases of extreme weather like sleet and snow that can stop traffic.