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Road Conditions-2019/06/24

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    The Fourth Maintenance Office of the Directorate General of Highways, MOTC (Taroko Maintenance Office) is responsible for the maintenance of road safety within Taroko National Park. There will be roadwork between 119.3 km – 184.1 km on Provincial Highway 8 (Bilu Tunnel –Changchun unnel) from 01 June – 30 June 2019. Specifically:
    1. Provincial Highway 8 at 119.3 km (Bilu Tunnel Section), 120.13 km (Guanyuan Section), 173.7 km (Zhuilu), and 176.1 km (Zhuilu Section)
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Passage Time: Every 1 hour on the hour for 10 minutes (e.g. 09:00 – 09:10, 10:00 – 10:10, etc.)
    2. Provincial Highway 8 at 156 km (Xibao), 162.2 km (Xibao Section)
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction conditions.
    3. Provincial Highway 8 at 169.7 km (Tianxiang Section)
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction conditions.

    4. Provincial Highway 8 at 173.7 km (Zhuilu), and 176.1 km (Zhuilu Section)
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Passage Time: Every 1 hour on the hour for 10 minutes (e.g. 09:00 – 09:10, 10:00 – 10:10, etc.)

    5. Provincial Highway 8 at 184.1 km (Changchunchi Tunnel Section)
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Passage Time: Every hourly 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 the above list (for both directions) #3-5. Visitors who are heading to Taichung or Puli, Nantou via Provincial Highway 14A (14 Jia) will be affected by #1-5 of the above list (for both directions).

    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: Taroko Roadworks Section
    Road condition inquiry: 03-9962683
    Inquiry contact: Section Director Zhang Yu Bo (03-8610775)

    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 keep in mind the current road situation and information at all times. The Highway General Administration wishes you a safe journey.

    Organizer: The Fourth Maintenance Office of the Directorate General of Highways, MOTC
    Road condition inquiry: 03-9962683 or Taroko Maintenance Office 03-8610775
    Contact person: Deputy Director Liu Shitong

    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/Traffic Control for Road Construction Works

    Provincial Highway 9 traffic control information for June 2019
    1. The 149 km + 800 m (Guanyin section) of Provincial Highway 9 will be under construction for improvement of the slope stabilization.
    The construction begins at 8:00 am –17:00 pm
    Control schedule: May 15 - June 15 2019
    Passage Time: Every 30 minutes open traffic once.

    2. The 171 km + 960 m (Daquishui section) of Provincial Highway 9 will be under construction for improvement of the slope stabilization.
    The construction begins at 8:00 am –17:00 pm
    Control schedule: June 3 - June 30 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.

    Notice from Directorate General of Highways: Please pay attention for own safety. In the event of an earthquake or a week after heavy rains, please do not enter the mountain road. Plan ahead before your trip. Have a safe and pleasant journey!

    Road Repair Unit: Directorate General of Highways, Nan’ao Maintenance Office, Section Chief Mr. Zhuan, Shi-Zhen TEL: 03-9982161 & Hualien Maintenance Office TEL: 03-8230570

    News issued by Directorate General of Highways, MOTC, The fourth Maintenance Construction office & Hualien Maintenance Office

    News Posted by Taroko National Park
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    Open for small vehicles.

    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
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