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Street Lighting

Along the roads of Hong Kong, there are more than a hundred and forty thousand street lamps.  These street lamps are under regular maintenance to ensure that they operating reliably.

Different technologies are adopted to maximize the operating efficiency of our lighting system, including power control using photocell and use of high efficiency high pressure sodium lamp.

  • Ordinary lamp post
    Ordinary lamp post
  • Street lighting along footpath / cycle track
    Street lighting along footpath / cycle track
  • Street lighting along footpath / cycle track
    High pressure sodium lamp

Whilst the main function of street lighting is to provide suitable illumination on road for safety and security, street lamps incorporating aesthetically pleasing design are also erected in particular locations to complement with the surrounding environment.

  • Road reinstatement using thermal patcher
    Lamp post of artistic design along carriageway
  • Road reinstatement using thermal patcher
    Lamp post of artistic design along pedestrian walkway
  • To be in line with environmental protection policy and to save energy consumption, Highways Department has launched the Light Emitting Diode (LED) replacement programme for the public lighting system. For details, please refer to: