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Road Conditions-2021/10/29
  • Central Cross-Island Highway
    Open
    Road Open/Road Construction Traffic Control.

    Provincial Highway 8 and 14A (14Jia) Traffic Control Information for October 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 October 1, 2021 – October 31, 2021.
    Specifically:
    1. Provincial Highway 14A (14Jia) at 32 km + 990 m – 37 km (Songxue Lodge – Xiaofengkou Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 18:00 pm
    Control Period: October 1, 2021– October 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: October 1, 2021– October 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.
    3. Provincial Highway 8 at 140 km + 923 m (Hengshan Tunnel Section) and 164 km + 880 m (Xibao Tunnel Section) for the Tunnel Repair Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period: October 1, 2021– October 31, 2021
    Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on checking work
    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: October 1, 2021– October 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.
    5. Provincial Highway 8 at 166 km + 800 m (Baiyang Trail Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period: October 1, 2021– October 31, 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.)
    Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic.
    6. Provincial Highway 8 at 168 km + 260 m (Tianxiang Section) for the New Rockfall Prevention Tunnel Construction Work
    Control Period: October 1 – October 31, 2021
    A: Control Period: Monday – Friday
    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.
    B: Traffic Control Time: 17:00 pm – the second morning 8:30 am (night time), weekends and public holidays
    Passage Time: Accessibility follows the traffic lights. Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic. (night time including public holidays)
    7. Provincial Highway 8 at 182 km + 000 m (West Changchun Tunnel Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period: October 1, 2021– October 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 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
  • Su-hua Highway
    Open
    Road Open/ Road Construction Work.

    Provincial Highway 9 Road Construction information for October 2021
    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 Highway 9 will be the Tunnel Side Wall Construction Work as the following:
    Provincial Highway 9 at 161 km + 300 m ~162 km +760 m (Huide Tunnel) and 162 km + 993 m ~163 km + 337 m (Chongde Tunnel Section) for the Tunnel Repair Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 18:00 pm – the Second Morning 3:00 am (Night Time)
    Control Period: October 1, 2021– October 31, 2021
    Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on construction work
    Please follow the on-site personnel instruction. Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic. (Traffic control for the above construction sites do not apply on Double Ten National Day Holiday from October 9, 2021 – October 11, 2021.)
    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)
    News Issued by The Fourth Maintenance Office of the Directorate General of Highways, MOTC
    News Posted by Taroko National Park
  • Wushe Section of Cross-Island Island Highway
    Open
    open/ Road Construction Traffic Control.
    1. Provincial Highway 14A (14Jia) at 32 km + 990 m – 37 km (Songxue Lodge – Xiaofengkou Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 18:00 pm
    Control Period: October 1, 2021– October 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.
    The Directorate General of Highways reminds drivers to check the Provincial Highway real-time road condition bulletin, listen to police traffic radio broadcasts, pay attention to road traffic-related information, and plan your itinerary ahead of your trip. Travelers can check the latest road conditions through the Taiwan Highway Bureau website (http://168.thb.gov.tw) or by calling the toll-free number for the Taiwan Highway Bureau (0800-0014-822; 0800-231-035). The Highway General Administration wishes you a safe journey. For the Road Maintenance office Taroko Section contact phone: 03-8610775 or Puli Section office contact phone: 049-2982066
    Mt. Hehuan Service Station of The Taroko National Park (TEL)04-25991195
    Taroko N. P. HQ (TEL) 03-8621100 Ext 810, 812