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Provincial Highway 63 (Taiwan)

Provincial Highway 63 (Chinese: 台63線) is a limited-access highway, which begins in Taichung at the intersection of Guoguang Road (Provincial Highway No. 3) and Zhongming South Road and ends in Caotun, Nantou on Bixing Road (Provincial Road 14B). It is commonly known as Zhongtou (Taichung-Nantou) Highway.

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Provincial Highway 63
Route information
Maintained by Directorate General of Highways
Length18.9 km[1] (11.7 mi)
Major junctions
North end Prov 3 in South District, Taichung
 
East end Prov 14b in Caotun, Nantou
Highway system
Highway system in Taiwan
Prov 62Prov 64
Provincial Highway 63

LengthEdit

The total length of the highway is 18.9 km. However, the viaduct actually begins at 1.8 km (on Wuquan South Road).

Exit listEdit

City Location km[1] Mile Exit Name Destinations Notes
Taichung CitySouth District0.0000.000  Prov 3 – Dali, Central Taichung
Begin Viaduct
Dali2.61.62Dali 1Defang Rd., Wenxin South Rd. - Dali, Nantun
3.92.43Dali 2Dali Rd., Wuguang Rd. - Wufeng, Wuri
Wufeng6.23.96WufuWufu Rd., Wufu South Rd. - Dali, Wufeng
7.744.817Zhongtou  Nat 3
8.25.18Taiming  Cty 127 – Wuri, Dali
10.16.310DingtaiDingtai Rd.
12.47.712WanfengFengzheng Rd.
Nantou CountyCaotun14.89.214Caotun 1  Prov 63a – Central Caotun, Puli
16.710.416Caotun 2  Prov 14 – Caotun, Fenyuan
End Viaduct
18.9811.7918  Prov 14b
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Major Cities Along the RouteEdit

Intersections with other Freeways and ExpresswaysEdit

  • None. However, it crosses National Highway No. 3 near Zhongtou IC. in Wufeng, Taichung. To access National Highway No. 3, one must navigate surface streets for two or three minutes to get onto a northbound or southbound ramp for the highway.

SpursEdit

There is a spur (No. 63A) connecting to Bo-ai Road (Provincial Highway No. 14) in downtown Caotun, Nantou. The length of the spur is 2.8 km.

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

Completed on January 1, 1998.

This highway is no longer classified as an expressway on July 1, 2006.[citation needed] Despite this lack of designation, it still functions as one.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Expressway Mileage Chart" (in Chinese). Directorate General of Highways, MOTC. Retrieved October 2, 2015.

http://www.thb.gov.tw/