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Provincial Highway 8 traffic control information for June 2019

Updated:2019-06-05 219

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) 

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

 

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