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Provincial Highway 8 and 14A (14Jia) Traffic Control Information for July 2021.

  • Updated:2021-07-02
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Provincial Highway 8 and 14A (14Jia) Traffic Control Information for July 2021.


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 July 1, 2021 – July 31, 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: July 1, 2021– July 31, 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.)

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

 

2. Provincial Highway 8 at 117k+380 (Guanyuan section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work

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

Control Period: July 1, 2021– July 31, 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 140 km + 923 m (Hengshan Tunnel Section) and 162 km + 650 m (Guyuan Tunnel Section) for the Repair Construction Work

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

Control Period: July 1, 2021– July 31, 2021

Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on checking work

 

4. Provincial Highway 8 at 168 km + 260 m (Tianxiang Section) for the New Rockfall Prevention Tunnel Construction Work

Control Period: July 1 – July 31, 2021

Traffic Control Time: 24 hours

A: Passage Time: Not predetermined - Accessibility follows the traffic lights. Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic. (24 hrs Sun – Mon including public holidays)

 

5. Provincial Highway 8 at 174 km + 950 m (Zhuilu Tunnel Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work

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

Control Period: July 1, 2021– July 31, 2021

Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on checking work

 

 

6. Provincial Highway 8 at 180.2 km (Changchun Tunnel Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work

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

Control Period: July 1, 2021– July 31, 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.)

 

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 19 km section between Taroko – Tianxiang) will be affected by #4-6 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 Updated Date: July 2, 2021