Freeway 6 (Taiwan)

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Freeway 6
Route information
Maintained by Taiwan Area National Freeway Bureau
Length: 37.6 km (23.4 mi)
Existed: March 21, 2009 – present
Major junctions
West end: Fwy. 3 in Wufeng District
East end: PH 14 in Puli
Highway system

Highway system in Taiwan

Fwy. 5 Fwy. 7
Freeway 6

Freeway No. 6 (also called Shuishalian Freeway or Central East-West Freeway) is a freeway between Wufeng, Taichung and Puli, Nantou, and all of the main line was already open to traffic on March 21, 2009. The freeway runs parallel with Provincial Highway 14 for most of its length.

Length[edit]

The length is about 37.6 km between Wufeng, Taichung and Puli, Nantou.

Exit List[edit]

County Location km[1] mi Exit Name Destinations Notes
Taichung City Wufeng 0.0 0.0 0 Wufeng System Fwy. 3
3.0 1.9 3 Jiuzheng PH 3 – Wufeng, Caotun Westbound exit and eastbound entrance
Nantou Caotun 5.0 3.1 5 East Caotun PH 14 – Caotun
Guoxing 17.0 10.6 17 Guoxing PH 14 – Guoxing
25.0 15.5 25 Beishan PH 14 – Guoxing, Puli Eastbound exit and westbound entrance
Puli 29.0 18.0 29 Ailan PH 14 – Yuchi, Puli
34.0 21.1 34 Puli PH 21 – Guoxing, Puli Eastbound exit and westbound entrance
37.0 23.0 37 PH 14 – Puli, Wushe
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

Its construction was begun on March 25, 2004. On January 27, 2008, the main line between Ailan IC and Puli terminal was open to traffic. Then, the main line between Wufeng JCT and East Caotun IC, and the East Caotun connection way were open to traffic on December 27, 2008. The other part of main line between east Caotun IC and Ailan IC was already open to traffic on March 21, 2009. Afterwards, Guoxing IC was open to traffic on October 22, 2009. Then, Jiuzheng IC was open to traffic on January 31, 2011. Beishan IC was completed on November 21, 2013.

There is a plan to extend the route further east to Hualien City. However, it is technically difficult due to the mountains between Puli, Nantou and Hualien City.

References[edit]

http://www.taneeb.gov.tw/home.htm