Construction of Bantian-Yinhu Passage Scheduled to Start in December
Construction of the 10.7 kilometer long Bantian-Yinhu Passage is set to start this December, including the 4.6 kilometer tunnel that will run through Jigong Mountain. Scheduled to be completed in 2017, travel time between Baitian in Longgang and Futian CBD down to 12 minutes.
The Bantian-Yinhu Passage will start at Shangbu Flyover in Nigang Road in Luohu and will end in Banxuegang Boulevard in Bantian. The city transport commission said that four interchanges overpasses will be constructed along the way and will connect Nigang Road, Nanping Expressway, Beihuan Boulevard and Huangcheng Road. The tunnel is designed to handles speeds of up to 60 kilometers per hour.
The transport commission will also designate bus lanes along the passageway and will be used exclusively by vehicles and buses with more than 10 seats during rush hours. The planned Bantian-Yinhu Passage is a trunk road that links downtown Shenzhen with other central areas of the city and hopefully improve traffic in Bantian, Huaqiangbe, Luohu and Shangbu districts.
The ne new roads provides a much more convenient way to traveling between Futian CBD and Bantian, and Between Huaqiangbei and Longhua New Area and from Luohu and Longhua.