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About Us

Established in July, 1986, the Department was reorganized from the “Engineering Office for Cross-Island Highway between Chiayi and Yushan, Directorate General of Highways”.
In accordance with “The Organization Law of the Directorate General of Highways Ministry of Transportation and Communications”, the tasks of the Department are to carry out the paving and maintenance of the highway.

Our History

  • July,1979

    Engineering Office for Cross-Island Highway between Chiayi and Yushan, Directorate General of Highways.

  • July,1986

    Southern Area Engineering Office of Western Coastal Highway, Directorate General of Highways of Taiwan Province.

  • July,1999~

    The organization was renamed as West Coast Expressway Southern Region Engineering Office, Directorate General of Highways, Ministry of Transportation and Communications on Jan. 30th, 2002.