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Road Conditions-2019/04/25

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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 at the 37 km marker on Provincial Highway 14A (Mt. Hehuan Service Station) and between 119.3 km – 169.7 km on Provincial Highway 8 (Bilu Tunnel – Tianxiang) from 01 April – 30 April 2019. Specifically:
    1. Provincial Highway 8 at 148.5 km (Hualu River Section)
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Passage Time: Every 2 hours on the hour (e.g. 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, etc.)

    2. Provincial Highway 8 at 119.3 km (Bilu Tunnel Section), at 120.13 km (Guanyuan Section), and at 159.7 km (Xibao 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.)

    3. Provincial Highway 14A at 37 km (Mt. Hehuan Service Station)
    Traffic Control Time: 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
    Passage Time: Every half hour for 10 minutes (e.g. 08:00 – 08:10, 08:30 – 08:40, 09:00 – 09:10, etc.)

    4. Provincial Highway 8 at 156 km (Xibao Section) and at 169.7 km (Tianxiang Section)
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction conditions.

    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)

    A follow-up earthquake has hit Xiulin Township, Hualien County at 9:54 am on 19 April 2019, with the maximum intensity reaching 4 on the Richter Scale. The Fourth Maintenance Office of the Directorate General of Highways, MOTC (Taroko Maintenance Office) has immediately dispatched personnel to inspect road conditions. Any new information will be released as soon as possible. The Directorate General of Highways urges drivers that, after a major earthquake, roads in mountain areas are prone to rockfall and that it is advisible 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
    Contact person: Deputy Director Liu Shitong
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    Open/Traffic Control for Road Construction Works

    Provincial Highway 9 traffic control information for April 2019
    The 148 km ~ 173km+ 350m of Provincial Highway 9 will be under construction for improvement of the slope stabilization. The construction begins at 8am –170:00

    1. Provincial Highway 9 at 172.7 km ~ 173km+ 350m (Qingshui Section)
    Traffic Control Dates: February 12th to April 30th
    Traffic Control Schedule: 08:00am - 17:00pm
    Northbound lane is closed for construction. Open only Southbound Lane for both directions’ traffic once at a time by traffic lights.
    Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction conditions.

    2. Provincial Highway 9 at 164.6km (Hezhong Section)
    Traffic Control Dates: March 26th, 2019 to April 30th, 2019
    Traffic Control Schedule: 08:00am - 17:00pm
    Passage time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction conditions.

    3. Provincial Highway 9 at 171km+ 960 m (Daqingshui Section)
    Traffic Control Dates: March 27th, 2019 to April 30th, 2019
    Traffic Control Schedule: 08:00am - 17:00pm
    Passage time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction conditions.

    4. Provincial Highway 9 at 148.5 km (Kuanyin Section )
    Traffic Control Dates: March 27th, 2019 to April 30th, 2019
    Traffic Control Schedule: 08:00am - 17:00pm
    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 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
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    Open/ Traffic Control for Road Construction Work

    Provincial Highway 14Jia(14A)

    The Second Maintenance Office of the Directorate General of Highways, MOTC (Taroko Maintenance Office) list the following roadworks and traffic control for April 01-30, 2019:

    1. Provincial Highway 14A (14Jia) at 37km (Mt. Hehuan Service Station Section)
    Traffic Control Schedule: 07:30am - 17:30pm
    Passage time: hourly on the half hour for 10 minutes (e.g.: 7:30- 7:40, 8:30-8:40, 9:30-9:40, ...)

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

    Road info inquiries: Taroko Maintenance Office 03-8610775, Puli Maintenance Office 049-2982066 (Wushe Maintenance Office) 049-2802030

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