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Provincial Highway 8 Traffic Control Information for March 2022

  • Updated:2022-03-16
  • HitCount:80

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 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 March 1, 2022 – March 31, 2022.
Specifically:

1. 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: March 1, 2022– March 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.

2. Provincial Highway 8 at 120 km+860 (East Jinma Tunnel section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
Control Period: March 1, 2022– March 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.

3. Provincial Highway 8 at 138 km + 400 m (Yangming Bridge) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
Traffic Control Time: 7:30 am – 17:30 pm
Control Period: March 1, 2022– March 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 155 km +600 (Luoshao) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
Control Period: March 1, 2022– March 31, 2022
Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on checking work
Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic.

5. Provincial Highway 8 at 157 km + 700 m (Xibao section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
Control Period: March 1, 2022– March 31, 2022
Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on checking work
Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic.

6.Provincial Highway 8 at 171 km + 300 m (Cimu Bridge) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
Control Period: March 16, 2022– March 31, 2022
Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on checking work
Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic.

7.Provincial Highway 8 at 180 km + 600 m (Ning'an Bridge) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
Control Period: March 16, 2022– March 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.

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 #6-7 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 #1-7 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 Headquarters