Skip to main content
  • Temperature:17 ℃
  • PoP:10%

Provincial Highway 8, 9 and 9D Traffic Control Information for March 2023.

  • Updated:2023-03-09
  • HitCount:236

Road partially Open /Road closed Guanyuan section between Mt. Hehuan Police Station (114.6 km) and Jinma Tunnel East Opening (120.6 km)

The road opens 4 times a day for road users between Mt. Hehuan Police Station (114.6 km) and Jinma Tunnel East Opening (120.6 km) on Provincial Highway 8.

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 – 187.7 km on Provincial Highway 8 (Dayuling – Taroko) from March 1, 2023 – March 31, 2023.

Specifically:  

 

1. Provincial Highway 8 at 142 km + 200 m (Xinbaiyang section) for the Slope Improvement Construction Work

Traffic Control Time: 8 am – 5 pm

Control Period: March 1, 2023 – March 31, 2023

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 157 km + 250 m (Xuejiachang section) for the Slope Improvement Construction Work

Traffic Control Time: 7:30 am – 5:30 pm

Control Period: March 8, 2023 – March 17, 2023

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.

 

3. Provincial Highway 8 at 165 km + 150 m (Wenshan section) for the Slope Improvement Construction Work

Traffic Control Time: 8 am – 5 pm

Control Period: March 1, 2023 – March 31, 2023

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.

 

Traffic controls for #1-3 construction sites do not apply on weekends and public holidays.

 

4. Starting March 1, 2023, traffic controls are implemented at the 117 km + 400 m Guanyuan Disaster Road Section of Provincial Highway 8. The control section is from Jinma Tunnel's east entrance at 114.6 km highway marker (about 64 kilometers away from Taroko Arch Gate) to Guanyuan at 120.6 km (about 4 kilometers away from Dayuling). The passage period will be adjusted, respectively, 4 times a day from (1) 7:00 am - 8:00 am, (2) 10:00 am – 10:10 am, (3) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, and (4) 3:00 pm – 3:10 pm. There are four times passages daily in total.

 

The emergency repair team will arrange personnel to guard and control the 117.4k disaster site on Provincial Highway 8 during each passage time. The construction site traffic control will open on time, depending on the slope conditions. Please wait patiently at the control point before the passage time. Please cooperate, drive carefully and pass sequentially; the emergency repair team also reminds drivers that the disaster road section is still in the emergency repair stage. During the passage period, drivers should be aware that if the weather conditions are not good (heavy rainfall, dense fog cannot monitor the slope, etc.) the emergency repair team is permitted to close the road and prohibiting the passage of people and vehicles.

Road Closed Control Period: March 1, 2023 – March 31, 2023

Passage time: (1) 7:00 am - 8:00 am, (2) 10:00 am – 10:10 am, (3) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, and (4) 3:00 pm – 3:10 pm

Road closed time: 24hr including public holidays and weekends

Please plan your trip accordingly.

 

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.

 

Info Issued by The Fourth Maintenance Office of the Directorate General of Highways, MOTC (Taroko office TEL: +886-3-8610775 or +886-3-9962683)

Info Posted by Taroko National Park Headquarters

Updated date: March 8, 2023

 

 

Provincial Highway 9 & 9D Road Construction Traffic Control Information for March 2023

Road Open/Construction Traffic Control.

 

The Fourth Maintenance Office of the Directorate General of Highways, MOTC (Nan'ao Works Section) is responsible for the maintenance of road safety on Provincial Highway 9.

The Provincial Highway 9 will be the Slop Construction Work as the following:

 

  1. Provincial Highway 9 at 117.1 km (Dong’ao Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work

Control Period: March 2, 2023 - March 31, 2023

Control Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on checking work.

Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic. Please follow the on-site personnel instruction.

  1. Provincial Highway 9 at 159.3 km (Daqingshui Tunnel Disaster Site Section) for the emergency repair construction works.

Control Period: March 10, 2023

Control Time: 9:00 am to 11:00 am (No cars or pedestrians are allowed to pass this repair site.)

The rest of the time still open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic. Please follow the on-site personnel instruction. Please plan your trip in advance.

 

      3. Provincial Highway 9D (9 Ding) at 32.27 km, 32.52 km, and 43.85km (Wuta - Guanyin Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work

 

Control Period: March 7, 2023 - April 8, 2023

Control Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on checking work

      Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic. Please follow the on-site personnel instruction.

 

Traffic controls for #1-3 construction sites do not apply on weekends and public holidays.

 

The Directorate General of Highways reminds drivers 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: Nan'ao Roadworks Section

Road condition inquiry: 03-9962683

Inquiry contact: Section Director Chen He-ren (03-9982161-2)

 

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

Info Posted by Taroko National Park Headquarters

Updated date: March 8, 2023