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Provincial Highway 8 traffic control information for July 2020.

Updated:2020-06-30 Viewing Count284

Provincial Highway 8 traffic control information for July 2020.

 

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 112 km – 187 km on Provincial Highway 8 (Dayuling – Taroko) from July 1, 2020– July 31, 2020.

Specifically:

 

1. Provincial Highway 8 at 125 km + 400m (Bilu Secret Tree) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work

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

Control Period : July 1, 2020– July 31, 2020

Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction conditions.

 

2. Provincial Highway 8 at 131 km (Ci’en Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work

Traffic Control Time: 7:30 am – 17:30 pm

Control Period : July 1, 2020– July 31, 2020

Passage Time: Every 1 hour on the half hour for 10 minutes (e.g. 07:30 – 07:40, 08:30 – 08:40, 09:30 – 09:40, etc.)

 

3. Provincial Highway 8 at 148.3 km (Hualuxi Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work

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

Control Period : July 1, 2020– July 31, 2020

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.

 

4. Provincial Highway 8 at 169 km + 650 m (Tianxiang Section) for the New Rockfall Prevention Tunnel Construction Work

Traffic Control Time: 24 hours

Control Period : July 1, 2020– July 31, 2020

Passage Time: Please follow the traffic lights (Sun – Mon, including public holidays).
 

Visitors who are planning to visit Taroko Gorge (the 19km section between Taroko – Tianxiang) will be affected by #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 (14 Jia) 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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