The expansion of Zhanjiang Avenue (Haixi Express Line) and Shugang Highway is scheduled to begin in March, part of the city's efforts to increase its traffic handling capability.
As the festive atmosphere slowly weans off, Zhanjiang's job markets once again gear up for the upcoming year.
Xuwen county, Zhanjiang has responded quickly to the surging passenger flow from Hainan province after a daylong halt of ferry services across the Qiongzhou Straits on Feb 19 due to heavy fog.
According to the Zhanjiang Maritime Safety Administration, over 70,000 people travelled across the Qiongzhou Straits by ferry daily in the first three days of the Spring Festival travel rush, hitting a total of 218,000.
Nongken (Zhanjiang) Medical Health, a medical consortium comprised of 23 medical institutions, was established in Zhanjiang on Feb 1 with the goal of making quality medical care more accessible to residents.
Zhanjiang will take multiple measures to ensure the smooth operations during the upcoming Spring Festival travel rush from Feb 1 to March 12, despite surging passenger flow and possible bad weather conditions.
When the Tiaoshun Cross-sea Bridge comes into operation by 2019, it will both ease Zhanjiang's traffic pressure during peak times and strengthen the links between different areas of the city.
Zhanjiang will open special waterborne bus lines during the 2017 China Marine Economy Expo, which will be held at the Zhanjiang Olympic Sports Center from Dec 14 to 17.