Provincial Highway 74 (Taiwan)

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Provincial Highway 74
Route information
Maintained by Directorate General of Highways
Length37.841 km[1] (23.513 mi)
Major junctions
West end Nat 3 in Changhua City, Changhua County
East end Nat 3 in Wufeng, Taichung City
Highway system
Highway system in Taiwan
Prov 72 Prov 76
Provincial Highway 74
Provincial Highway 74

Provincial Highway 74 (Chinese: 台74線), also known as the Kuaiguan-Wufeng Expressway (快官烏日線) or Taichung Ring Expressway (台中環線), is an expressway around Taichung City. It starts at Kuaiguan Interchange on Freeway No. 3 in Changhua City and ends at Wufeng Interchange on Freeway No. 3 in Wufeng District.

Length[edit]

Main line[edit]

The total length of main line is 37.841 km. The route between Kuaiguan Interchange and Zhongqing Rd. was opened to public on May 5, 2002. During this time it was known as the Taichung-Changhua Expressway (中彰快速道路). Afterwards, the east section between Songzhu Rd. and Wufeng Interchange 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 Interchange) 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]

CountyLocationkm[1]miExitNameDestinationsNotes
ChanghuaChanghua0.0000.0000Kuaiguan Nat 3 – Nantou, Hemei
Prov 74A south
Roadway continues as PH 74A
Taichung CityWuri1.6501.0251ChenggongWuri
Nantun4.0002.4854HSR Taichung THSR Taichung Station
5.5003.4185Nantun 1Section 4, Huanzhong RoadEastbound exit and westbound entrance
7.1404.4377Nantun 2 Cty 136 (Wuquan West Road)
Xitun8.9005.5308Xitun 1Shizheng Road
10.0006.21410Xitun 2Chaoma Road / Qinghai Road
10.9406.79811Xitun 3Xitun Road
13.0008.07813Beitun 1Kaixuan Road
Beitun14.3208.89814Beitun 2Songzhu Road
16.98710.55516ChongdeChongde Road
Tanzi18.84711.71118Tanzi Prov 3 (Zhongshan Road) – Tanzi District
Nat 4Planned interchange
Beitun22.75014.13622SongzhuSection 1, Songzhu Road / Dongshan Road
24.41115.16824TaiyuanTaiyuan Road
TaipingEast
district line
26.93516.73726TaipingZhongshan Road, Leye Road, Dongshan Road – Taiping District
Dali30.13718.72630Dali 1Defang South Road, Zhenxing Road, Taiping Road
32.85420.41532Dali 2 To Prov 63 (Zhongtou Highway)Eastbound exit and westbound entrance
Wufeng37.84123.51337Wufeng Nat 3 to Nat 6 – Caotun, Wuri District
Prov 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 Interchange of Freeway 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]

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

External links[edit]

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