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Road Conditions-2021/01/16

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    Road Open/ Snow chains required today.
    Notice from the Directorate General of Highways: Due to snow accumulation on Provincial Highway 14A(Jia), Kunyang to Dayuling section is restricted to vehicles fitted with snow chains.

    Notice from the Directorate General of Highways: Due to ice forming on the roads, Yuanfeng to Dayuling section on Provincial Highway 14A(Jia) will be restricted for vehicles fitted with snow chains starting today from 07:00 am.

    A: Road open/ Snow Chains required today for Provincial Highway 14A (14Jia) 24km – 41.5km and Provincial Highway 8 from Dayuling to Ci’en section (114 km – 131.4 km).

    B: Road Open/ Snow Chains required today for Provincial Highway 8 from Dayuling to Ci’en section (114 km – 131.4 km). (The weather changes dramatically at mountain areas. The road restriction section will be adjusted from time to time.

    Road users who are travelling from Hualien through Provincial Highway 8(traversing through Taroko gorge) and change Provincial Highway 14A (14Jia) at Dayuling, from Dayuling to Puli(Nantou) bound for Nantou or Taichuang would be required to install tire chains.


    Road Maintenance Office: Taroko Maintenance Office +886-3-8610775, Puli Maintenance Office (TEL) +886-49-2982066
    News issued by Directorate General of Highways, MOTC, Taroko Maintenance Office +886-3-8610775, Puli Maintenance Office (TEL) +886-49-2982066
    News posted by Taroko National Park Headquarters

    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 January 1, 2021– January 31, 2021.
    Specifically:

    1. Provincial Highway 14A (14Jia) at 34 km + 180 (Kenanguang Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period: January 1, 2021– January 31, 2021
    Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction conditions.

    2. Provincial Highway 8 at 129 km +400 (Cihang Bridge Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period: January 1, 2021– January 31, 2021
    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 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: January 1, 2021– January 31, 2021
    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).

    4. Provincial Highway 8 at 184 km +100 (Xiagu Bridge) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period: January 1, 2021– January 31, 2021
    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 #3.

    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 (14Jia) 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 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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    Road Open/ Road Construction Work.

    Provincial Highway 9 and 9D (9Din) information for January 2021

    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 and 9D (9Din).

    The Highway 9 and 9D (9Din) will be the Slope Stabilization Construction Work as the following:

    Provincial Highway 9D at 66K+680 and 68K+600 and Provincial Highway 9 162 km +950 (Daqingshui Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work

    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm

    Control Period: January 1, 2021– January 29, 2021

    Passage Time: Accessibility follows the traffic lights. Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic.


    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
  • Partially Open
    Highway 14A (14Jia) will be closed starting today at 17:00. The section is estimated to reopen at 07:00 tomorrow.

    Notice from the Directorate General of Highways: Due to ice forming on the roads, Yuanfeng to Dayuling section on Provincial Highway 14A(Jia) will be restricted for vehicles fitted with snow chains starting today at 07:00 am.

    A: Road open/ Snow Chains required today for Provincial Highway 14A (14Jia) 24km – 41.5km and Provincial Highway 8 from 114 km – 131.4 km.

    B: Road Open/ Snow Chains required today for Provincial Highway 8 from Dayuling to Ci’en section (114 km – 131.4 km). (The weather changes dramatically at mountain areas. The road restriction section will be adjusted from time to time.

    Road users who are travelling from Hualien through Provincial Highway 8(traversing through Taroko gorge) and change Provincial Highway 14A (14Jia) at Dayuling, from Dayuling to Puli(Nantou) bound for Nantou or Taichuang would be required to install tire chains.

    Road Maintenance Unit: Highway Bureau Puli Maintenance Office (TEL) 049-2802066 Wushe Work Unit, (TEL)049-2802030
    Provincial Highway 14A (14Jia) Dayuling- Songxue Lodge Section Inquiry contact: Taroko Roadworks Section (03-8610775)
    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

    Mt. Hehuan Service Station of The Taroko National Park (TEL)04-25991195
    Taroko N. P. HQ (TEL) 03-8621100 Ext 810, 812
    Notice from the Directorate General of Highways: Due to ice forming on the roads, Cueifeng to Dayuling section on Provincial
    Notice from the Directorate General of Highways: Due to ice forming on the roads, Yuanfeng to Dayuling section on Provincial
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