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Road Conditions-2022/06/28
  • Central Cross-Island Highway
    Open
    Road partially Open /Road closed between Guanyuan (114.6 km) and Bilu Sacred Tree (126 km) section

    The serious landslides occurred at 117 km + 400 m (Guanyuan section) on April 26, 2022. The road reopened on June 8, 2022. Due to the serious landslides road section, the road repair pavement is just temporary. Traffic controls will be implemented from June 8, 2022 to ensure safe passage of people and vehicles. Provincial Highway 8 is closed for repair between 114.6 km and 126 km. The traffic control section will be opened traffic twice a day each in the morning and in the afternoon. The two passage time period is 7:00 am to 8:00 am and 12:00 pm to 13:00 pm. Please plan your trip accordingly.

    Road Partially Open/Road Construction Traffic Control.

    Provincial Highway 8 and 14A (14 Jia) Traffic Control Information for June 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 June 1, 2022 – June 30, 2022.
    Specifically:

    1. Provincial Highway 14A (14Jia) at 32 km+900 (Songxue Lodge section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period: June 1, 2022– June 30, 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: June 1, 2022– June 30, 2022
    Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on checking work
    Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic.

    3. Provincial Highway 8 at 137 km + 500 m (Xinbaiyang section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
    Control Period: June 1, 2022– June 30, 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.

    4. Provincial Highway 8 at 169 km + 600 m (Lushui section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work
    Traffic Control Time: 8:30 am – 17:30 pm
    Control Period: June 13, 2022– June 30, 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.

    5. Road closed section: 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 and 126 km [between Guanyuan (Mt. Hehuan Police Station) and Bilu Sacred Tree section] on the Provincial Highway 8.
    Traffic Control Time: 24 hr
    Control Period: June 8, 2022– June 30, 2022
    Passage Time: Twice a day. Once each in the Morning and in the afternoon, every time for an hour 7:00 am – 8:00 am and 12:00 pm – 13:00 pm
    Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic.

    This road section (114.6 km - 126 km) will be closed for serious landslides repair.
    Please plan your trip accordingly.

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


    Note: Traffic controls for all the above #1-4 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 the above list #4 (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 #1-5 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: June 10, 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: June 2, 2022– June 30, 2022
    Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on checking work
    Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic.

    Road closed section: The serious rockslides occurred at 117 km + 400 m (Guanyuan section) on Provincial Highway 8.
    The road will be closed between 114.6 km and 126 km [between Guanyuan (Mt. Hehuan Police Station) and Bilu Sacred Tree section] on the Provincial Highway 8.
    Traffic Control Time: 24 hr
    Control Period: June 8, 2022– June 30, 2022
    Passage Time: Twice a day. Once each in the Morning and in the afternoon, every time for an hour 7:00 am – 8:00 am and 12:00 pm – 13:00 pm
    Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic.

    This road section (114.6 km - 126 km) will be closed for serious landslides repair.
    Please plan your trip accordingly.

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