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Provincial Highway 8 traffic control information for April 16 – April 30, 2021.

Updated:2021-04-18 Viewing Count62
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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