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Road Conditions-2021/04/19

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    Provincial Highway 8 traffic control information for March 29 – April 30, 2021.

    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 April 14, 2021– April 30, 2021.
    Specifically:

    1. Provincial Highway 14A (14Jia) at 34 km + 180 m (Kenanguang Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period: March 29, 2021– April 30, 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.)

    2. Provincial Highway 8 at 117 km+380 m (Guanyuan Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period: April 1, 2021– April 30, 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 + 260 m (old Hwy. marker 169 km + 650 m) (Tianxiang Section) for the New Rockfall Prevention Tunnel Construction Work
    A: Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period: April 19 –April 22, 2021
    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.) (Please follow the traffic light indication after 17:00 pm and including public holidays).
    B: Traffic Control Time: 24 hours
    Control Period: April 23, 2021– April 30, 2021
    Passage Time: Accessibility follows the traffic lights. Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic. (Sun – Mon 24hr including public holidays)

    4. Provincial Highway 8 at 174 km + 900m (East Zhuilu Tunnel) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period: March 29, 2021– April 30, 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.)
    During no traffic control period, the passage time: Accessibility follows the traffic lights. Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic. (Mon – Fri, 17:00 pm – second morning 08:00 am, including Sun – Mon, 24 hr public holidays).

    5. Provincial Highway 8 at 179 km + 100 (Xipan Dam Section) for the Upper Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period: March 29, 2021– April 30, 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.)

    6. Provincial Highway 8 at 110.2 – 187.7 km (Dayuling - Xincheng Section) for the all bridges checking.
    A: Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period: April 7 –April 30, 2021
    Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on checking work conditions.
    Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic.

    Note: Traffic control for all the above construction sites do not apply on weekends and public holidays except for the above #3B.

    Visitors who are planning to visit Taroko Gorge (the 19km section between Taroko – Tianxiang) will be affected by #3-5 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 (14Jia) will be affected by #1-6 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
    The latest updated date: April 18, 2021
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    Road Open/ Road Construction Work.

    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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    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: April 1, 2021– April 30, 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.).

    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
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