Provincial Highway 74 (Taiwan)

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Provincial Highway 74
Provincial Highway 74

Provincial Highway 74 (Chinese: 台74線) is an expressway around Taichung City, which starts at Kuaiguan IC. (快官交流道) of National Highway No. 3 in Changhua City and ends at Wufeng IC. (霧峰交流道) of National Highway No. 3 in Taichung City. It is commonly known as Zhong-zhang (Taichung-Changhua; 中彰) Expressway.

Length[edit]

Main line[edit]

The total length of main line is 39.235 km. The route between Kuaiguan IC. and Zhongqing Rd. was opened to public on May 5, 2002. Afterward, the east section between Songzhu Rd. and Wufeng IC. was opened to public on December 31, 2011. The route between Zhongqing Rd. and Chongde Rd. was opened to traffic on December 31,2013.

Branch Line[edit]

There is a branch line (Provincial Highway No. 74A, Chinese: 台74甲線) from the western end of Provincial Highway No. 74 (Kuaiguan IC.) to connect the Provincial Highway No. 1 in Huatan, Changhua. Its length is 10.5 km.

Major Cities Along the Route[edit]

Exit list[edit]

County Location km[1] mi Exit Name Destinations Notes
Changhua Changhua 0.000 0.000 0 Kuaiguan Fwy. 3 – Nantou, Hemei
PH 74A south
Roadway continues as PH 74A
Taichung City Wuri 1.650 1.025 1 Chenggong Wuri
Nantun 4.000 2.485 4 HSR Taichung THSR Taichung Station
5.500 3.418 5 Nantun 1 Section 4, Huanzhong Road Eastbound exit and westbound entrance
7.140 4.437 7 Nantun 2 CR 136 (Wuquan West Road)
Xitun 8.900 5.530 8 Xitun 1 Shizheng Road
10.000 6.214 10 Xitun 2 Chaoma Road / Qinghai Road
10.940 6.798 11 Xitun 3 Xitun Road
13.000 8.078 13 Beitun 1 PH 1B (Zhongqing Road) / CR 127 (Guangfu Road)
Beitun 14.320 8.898 14 Beitun 2 Songzhu Road
16.987 10.555 16 Chongde Chongde Road
Tanzi 18.847 11.711 18 Tanzi PH 3 (Zhongshan Road) – Tanzi District
Fwy. 4 Planned interchange
Beitun 22.750 14.136 22 Songzhu Section 1, Songzhu Road / Dongshan Road
24.411 15.168 24 Taiyuan Taiyuan Road
TaipingEast
district line
26.935 16.737 26 Taiping Zhongshan Road, Leye Road, Dongshan Road – Taiping District
Dali 30.137 18.726 30 Dali 1 Defang South Road, Zhenxing Road, Taiping Road
32.854 20.415 32 Dali 2 To PH 63 (Zhongtou Highway) Eastbound exit and westbound entrance
Wufeng 39.235 24.379 37 Wufeng Fwy. 3 to Fwy. 6 – Caotun, Wuri
PH 3 – Wufeng
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Intersections with other Freeways and Expressways[edit]

Notes[edit]

The original plan has a western section between Changhua Coastal Industrial Park and Hemei IC. of National Highway No. 3 in Hemei, Changhua. The exact route has now been constructed and named as Provincial Highway No. 61B. It was opened to public on October 15, 2011.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Expressway Mileage Chart" (XLS file) (in Chinese). Directorate General of Highways. Retrieved 13 June 2014. 

External links[edit]

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