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Road Conditions-2022/05/23
  • Central Cross-Island Highway
    Open
    Road partially Open /Road closed between and Bilu Sacred Tree section
    The serious rockslide occurred at 117 km + 400 m (Guanyuan section) on April 26, 2022. Provincial Highway 8 is closed for repair. The road will be reopened on June 1, 2022. Please plan your trip accordingly.

    The substitute Route: Xincheng -- Provincial Highway 9 (Luodong) – Provincial Highway 7A (7Jia) - Lishan – Provincial Highway 8 - Dayuling

    Time required: about 5 hrs
    Substitute Route Distances: 221.4 km


    Road Partially Open/Road Construction Traffic Control.

    Provincial Highway 8 and 14A Traffic Control Information for May 2022

    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 May 2, 2022 – May 31, 2022.
    Specifically:

    1. Provincial Highway 14A (14Jia) at 32 km+900 (Hehuan Villa section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period: May 2, 2022– May 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 130 km + 400 (Ci’en section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period: May 2, 2022– May 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.

    3. Provincial Highway 8 at 152 km + 200 (Luoshao section) and 160 km +900 m (Xibao Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period: May 2, 2022– May 31, 2022
    Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on checking work
    Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic.

    4. The serious rockslides occurred at 117 km + 400 m (Guanyuan section) on Provincial Highway 8.
    (A) The road will be closed between 114.6 km – 126 km (between Guanyuan - Mt. Hehuan Police Station and Bilu Sacred Tree section) on the Provincial Highway 8.
    Traffic Control Time: 7:00 pm – 17:00
    Control Period: May 3, 2022– May 31, 2022
    This road section will be closed for repair during the daytime.
    (B) The road will be closed between 114.6 km – 151.7 km (between Guanyuan and Luoshao section) on the Provincial Highway 8 during the night.
    Traffic Control Time: 17:00 pm May 3, 2022– the second morning 7:00 am
    Control Period: May 3, 2022– May 31, 2022
    This road section will be closed for repair.
    Please plan your trip accordingly.

    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 not be affected by 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 #1-4 of the above list (for both directions). Please use the substitute route.
    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 (Taroko office TEL: +886-3-8610775 or +886-3-9962683)
    News Posted by Taroko National Park Headquarters
    Updated date: May 9, 2022
  • Su-hua Highway
    Open
    Road Open.
    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 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: +886-3-9962683
    Inquiry contact: Section Director Chen He-ren (+886-3-9982161-2)
    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
    Road Open.

    1. Provincial Highway 14A (14Jia) at 32 km+900 (Hehuan Villa section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period: May 2, 2022– May 31, 2022
    Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on checking work
    Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic.

    Due to the serious rockslide occurred at 117 km + 400 m (Guanyuan section) on April 26, 2022. The Provincial Highway 8 is closed between Kuayuan and Bilu Sacred Tree section) for repair. The road will be reopened on June 1, 2022. Please plan your trip accordingly.

    The substitute Route: Xincheng -- Provincial Highway 9 (Luodong) – Provincial Highway 7A (7Jia) - Lishan – Provincial Highway 8 - Dayuling
    Time required: about 5 hrs
    Substitute Route Distances: 221.4 km

    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 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: +886-3-8610775 or Puli Section office contact phone: +886-49-2982066
    Mt. Hehuan Service Station of The Taroko National Park (TEL)+886-4-25991195
    Taroko National Park Headquarters (TEL) +886-3-8621100 Ext. 810-812 or 360