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Road Conditions-2019/12/12

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    Provincial Highway 8 traffic control information for December 2019.

    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 124.51 km – 182.7 km on Provincial Highway 8 (Jinma-Bilu Section – Ning’an Bridge) from 01 December – 30 December 2019. Specifically:

    1. Provincial Highway 8 at 124km + 510m (Jinma-Bilu Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period : 1 December 2019– 7 December 2019
    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.)
    2. Provincial Highway 8 at 127.9 km (Bilu Secred Tree Section) for the slope stabilization work
    Traffic Control Time: 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
    Control Period: 1 December 2019– 31 December 2019
    Passage Time: Every 1 hour on the half hour for 10 minutes (e.g. 07:30 – 07:40, 08:30 – 08:40, 09:30 – 09:40, 10:30 – 10:40, etc.)
    3. Provincial Highway 8 at 131 km (Cihang Bridge Section) for the slope stabilization work
    Traffic Control Time: 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
    Control Period: 1 December 2019– 31 December 2019
    Passage Time: Every 1 hour on the half hour for 10 minutes (e.g. 07:30 – 07:40, 08:30 – 08:40, 09:30 – 09:40, 10:30 – 10:40, etc.)
    4. Provincial Highway 8 at 135.4km (Ci’en Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period : 1 December 2019– 31 December 2019
    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.)

    5. Provincial Highway 8 at 160.1km (Xibao Section) for the slope stabilization work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Control Period: 1 December 2019– 31 December 2019
    Passage time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction conditions.

    6. Provincial Highway 8 at 160.8km (Xibao Section) for the slope stabilization work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Control Period: 1 December 2019– 31 December 2019
    Passage time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction conditions.
    7. Provincial Highway 8 at 167.3 km (Wenshan Section) for the slope stabilization work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
    Control Period: 1 December 2019– 31 December 2019
    Passage time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction conditions.

    8. Provincial Highway 8 at 171.1 km (Cimu Bridge)
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Control Period: 1 December 2019– 9 December 2019
    Passage time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction conditions.

    9. Provincial Highway 8 at 182.7 km (Ning’an Bridge)
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Control Period: 1 December 2019– 16 December 2019
    Passage time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction conditions.

    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 #8-9 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 #1-9 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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    Open/ Provincial Highway 9 traffic control information for December 2019

    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.


    1. 164.6 km & 169.5km (Heren Section) for the road repair construction work.
    Traffic Control Dates: 2 December 2019 – 31 December 2019
    Traffic Control Time: 08:00 – 17:00
    Passage time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction conditions. Please follow the on-site traffic control personnel’s direction. Traffic control does not apply on weekends and public holidays.

    2. 121.195km – 122.1km (Nan’ao Section) for the road repair construction work.
    Traffic Control Dates: 5 December 2019 – 18 December 2019
    Traffic Control Time: 06:00 – 20:00
    Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction. Closure of one lane for construction on a two-lane highway; remaining one lane to alternate traffic directions by on-site personnel’s direction. If it rains, the traffic control will be canceled.

    3. 139k ~ 149 km (Guanyin Section)for the road repair construction work.
    Traffic Control Dates: 28 November 2019 – 12 December 2019
    Traffic Control Time: 06:00 – 20:00
    Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction. Closure of one lane for construction on a two-lane highway; remaining one lane to alternate traffic directions by on-site personnel’s direction. If it rains, the traffic control will be canceled. If it rains, the traffic control will be canceled.
    4. 149.7 km (Kuanyin Section) for the road repair construction work.
    Traffic Control Dates: 1 August 2019 – 31 December 2019
    Traffic Control Time: 08:00 – 17:00
    Passage time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction. Closure of one lane for construction on a two-lane highway; remaining one lane to alternate traffic directions by on-site personnel’s direction. If it rains, the traffic control will be canceled. If it rains, the traffic control will be canceled.
    5. 170.1 km (Daqingshui Section) for the slope stabilization construction work.
    Traffic Control Dates: 2 December 2019 – 23 December 2019
    Traffic Control Time: 08:00 – 17:00
    Passage time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction conditions. Please follow the on-site traffic control personnel’s direction. Traffic control does not apply on weekends and public holidays.

    6. 172.7km (Daqingshui Section) for road repair construction work.
    Traffic Control Dates: 1 December 2019 – 31 December 2019
    Traffic Control Time: 06:00 – 18:00
    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.)
    If there is the main beam hanging work, the passage time will not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction.

    Note: Traffic control for all the above construction sites 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 Heren (03-9982161 ext. 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 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. Travellers 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.

    Responsible Unit: Puli Roadworks Section, Second District Maintenance Engineering Office, Highway Headquarters
    Road condition inquiry: 049-2982066 (For Dayuling- Wuling section road condition inquiry: 03-8610775)
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