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Provincial Highway 8 and 14A (14Jia) Traffic Control Information for January 2022.

  • Updated:2022-01-07
  • HitCount:30

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 January 1, 2022 – January 31, 2022.

Specifically:

 

1. Provincial Highway 14A (14Jia) at 32 km + 990 m – 37 km + 000 m (Songxue Lodge – Xiaofengkou Section) for the Road Repair Construction Work

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

Control Period: January 1, 2022– January 31, 2022

Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on checking work

Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic.

 

2. Provincial Highway 8 at 117 km+450 (Kuayuan section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work

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

Control Period: January 15, 2022– January 24, 2022

Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on checking work

Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic.

 

3. Provincial Highway 8 at 141 km + 300 m (East Hengshan Tunnel) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work

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

Control Period: January 1, 2022– January 31, 2022

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.)

Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic.

 

4. Provincial Highway 8 at 161k+300 (Xibao section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work

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

Control Period: January 1, 2022– January 31, 2022

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.)

Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic.

 

5. Provincial Highway 8 at 172 km + 500 m (West Jiuqudong Tunnel Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work

Control Period: January 22 – January 31, 2022

Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on checking work

Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic.

 

 

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

 

Visitors who are planning to visit Taroko Gorge (the 19 km section between Taroko – Tianxiang) will be affected by #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 #1-5 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.

 

News Issued by The Fourth Maintenance Office of the Directorate General of Highways, MOTC

News Posted by Taroko National Park

Updated date: January 7, 2022