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Road Conditions-2020/10/23

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    Provincial Highway 8 &14A (14Jia) traffic control information for October 2020
    Road Open/Road Construction Traffic Control

    The Fourth Maintenance Office of the Directorate General of Highways, MOTC (Taroko Works Division) is responsible for the maintenance of road safety within Taroko National Park. There will be roadwork between 32.7 km – 41.5 km on Provincial Highway 14A (14Jia) and 110.2 km – 184.5 km on Provincial Highway 8 (Dayuling – Taroko) from October 1, 2020– October 31, 2020.
    Specifically:
    1. Provincial Highway 14A (14Jia) at 34 km+ 400, 36 km + 400, 39km +050 and 41 km +600 for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period : October 1, 2020– October 31, 2020
    Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction conditions.

    1. Provincial Highway 8 at 123 km +741 (old marker at 125 km + 400m) (Bilu Secret Tree) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period : October 1, 2020– October 31, 2020
    Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction conditions.

    2. Provincial Highway 8 at 150 km +400 (Luoshao Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period : October 1, 2020– October 31, 2020
    Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction conditions.

    3. Provincial Highway 8 at 152 km + 383m (old Hwy. marker 153 km + 800m) (Luoshao Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period : October 1, 2020– October 31, 2020
    Passage Time: Every 1 hour on the hour for 10 minutes (e.g. 08:00 – 08:10, 09:00 – 09:10, 10:00 – 10:10 etc.)

    4. Provincial Highway 8 at 168 km + 280 m (old Hwy. marker 169 km + 650m) (Tianxiang Section) for the New Rockfall Prevention Tunnel Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 24 hours
    Control Period: October 1, 2020– October 31, 2020
    Passage Time: Accessibility follows the traffic lights. Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic. (Sun – Mon, 24 hrs including public holidays).

    5. Provincial Highway 8 at 183 km + 300m (Xiagu Bridge Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period : October 1, 2020– October 31, 2020
    Passage Time: Every 1 hour on the hour for 10 minutes (e.g. 08:00 – 08:10, 09:00 – 09:10, 10:00 – 10:10 etc.)

    Note: Traffic control for all the above construction sites do not apply on weekends and public holidays except for the above #4.

    Visitors who are planning to visit Taroko Gorge (the 19km section between Taroko – Tianxiang) will be affected by #4-5 of the above list (for both directions). Visitors who are heading to Taichung or Puli, Nantou from Taroko National Park Headquarters via Provincial Highway 8 & 14A (14 Jia) will be affected by #1-5 of the above list (for both directions).

    The Directorate General of Highways urges drivers that, after a week after earthquake or heavy rain, roads in mountain areas are prone to rockfall and that it is advisable to avoid driving on these roads. Please remember to check the Provincial Highway real-time road condition bulletin, listen to police traffic road broadcasts, pay attention to road traffic related information, and plan your itinerary ahead of your trip. The Highway General Administration wishes you a safe journey.

    Responsible Unit: Taroko Roadworks Section
    Road condition inquiry: 03-9962683
    Inquiry contact: Section Director Chen Li-hua (03-8610775)

    News Issued by The Fourth Maintenance Office of the Directorate General of Highways, MOTC
    News Posted by Taroko National Park
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    Provincial Highway 9 information for September 2020:

    The Fourth Maintenance Office of the Directorate General of Highways, MOTC (Nan'ao Works Section) is responsible for the maintenance of road safety on Provincial Highway 9.

    The Highway 9D (9 Din)- old road section will be conducting the Slope Stabilization Construction Work as the following:

    Provincial Highway 9D (9 Din- Old road section) at 66 km + 420 m (Daqingshui Section)
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period : September 2, 2020– September 30, 2020
    Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction conditions.

    Note: Traffic control for the above construction site do not apply on weekends and public holidays.

    The Directorate General of Highways reminds drivers to check the Provincial Highway real-time road condition bulletin, listen to police traffic road broadcasts, pay attention to road traffic related information, and plan your itinerary ahead of your trip. The Highway General Administration wishes you a safe journey.

    Responsible Unit: Nan'ao Roadworks Section
    Road condition inquiry: 03-9962683
    Inquiry contact: Section Director Chen He-ren (03-9982161-2)

    News Issued by The Fourth Maintenance Office of the Directorate General of Highways, MOTC
    News Posted by Taroko National Park
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    The Fourth Maintenance Office of the Directorate General of Highways, MOTC (Taroko Works Division) is responsible for the maintenance of road safety within Taroko National Park. There will be roadwork between 32.7 km and 41.5 km on Provincial Highway 14A (14Jia).

    1. Provincial Highway 14A (14Jia) at 34 km+ 400, 36 km + 400, 39km +050 and 41 km +600 for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period : October 1, 2020– October 31, 2020
    Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction conditions.

    Responsible Unit: Taroko Roadworks Section
    Road condition inquiry: 03-9962683
    Inquiry contact: Section Director Chen Li-hua (03-8610775)

    News Issued by The Fourth Maintenance Office of the Directorate General of Highways, MOTC
    News Posted by Taroko National Park


    Road Maintenance Unit: Highway Bureau Puli Maintenance Office (TEL) 049-2802066 Wushe Work Unit, (TEL)049-2802030

    The Directorate General of Highways reminds drivers to check the Provincial Highway real-time road condition bulletin, listen to police traffic radio broadcasts, pay attention to road traffic-related information, and plan your itinerary ahead of your trip. Travelers can check the latest road conditions through the Taiwan Highway Bureau website (http://168.thb.gov.tw) or by calling the toll-free number for the Taiwan Highway Bureau (0800-0014-822; 0800-231-035). The Highway General Administration wishes you a safe journey. For the Road Maintenance office Taroko Section contact phone: 03-8610775 or Puli Section office contact phone: 049-2982066

    News issued by Taroko N. P. (TEL)04-25991195
    Taroko N. P. HQ (TEL) 03-8621100 Ext 810, 812
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