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Road Conditions-2020/04/06

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    Road Open/Road Construction Traffic Control
    Provincial Highway 8 traffic control information for March 2020.


    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 112 km – 187 km on Provincial Highway 8 (Dayuling – Taroko) from March 1, 2020– March 31, 2020.
    Specifically:
    1. Provincial Highway 8 at 125km + 400m (Bilu Tunnel Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period : March 1, 2020– March 31, 2020
    Passage time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction conditions.


    2. Provincial Highway 8 at 148.3km (Hualuxi Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period : March 1, 2020– March 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.)

    3. Provincial Highway 8 at 169.65 km (Tianxiang Section) for the slope stabilization work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Control Period: March 1, 2020– March 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 182.7 km (Ning’an Bridge) for the slope stabilization work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
    Control Period: 1 March 2020– 31 March 2020
    Passage time: Every 1 hour on the half hour for 10 minutes (e.g. 08:30 – 08:40, 09:30 – 09:40, 10:30 – 10:40, etc.)


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

    Visitors who are planning to visit Taroko Gorge (the 19km section between Taroko – Tianxiang) will be affected by #3-4 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 #1-4 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 Lihua (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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    Road open/ Provincial Highway 9- no traffic control information for March 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 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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    Road Open/ Please carry snow chains for your car during the snow season in case of snowy weather.
    Road Maintenance Unit: Highway Bureau Puli Maintenance Office (TEL) 049-2802066 Wushe Work Unit, (TEL)049-2802030
    News issued by Mt. Hehuan Service Station of Taroko N. P. (TEL)04-25991195
    Taroko N. P. HQ (TEL) 03-8621100 Ext 810, 812

    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
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