Traffic controls to be imposed on Hehuanshan from Jan. 1

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/12/07
By: Chen Cheng-wei and Elizabeth Hsu

Taipei, Dec. 7 (CNA) Hehuanshan (Hehuan Mountain), a popular mountain resort on the border of

Photo courtesy of Taroko National Park Headquarters

Nantou and Hualien counties in central Taiwan, will be subject to traffic restriction for 59 days, starting on Jan. 1, during the winter season, Taroko National Park Headquarters said on Wednesday.

Traffic restrictions on the mountain will be in place from Jan. 1 to Feb. 28, though the time frame could be revised depending on prevailing weather conditions, the national park administration said.

Hehuanshan has an elevation of 3,000 meters above sea level, is located on the western edge of Taroko National Park and known as one of few places in Taiwan where people can see snow.

Traffic controls are introduced every winter for the safety of visitors.    [FULL  STORY]

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