year 2000

December 1, 2000
Administrative reform general rules Cabinet decision
December 19, 2000
Special corporations rearrangement rationalization plan Cabinet decision


June 21, 2001
Promulgation of basic law for reform of special corporations


December 6, 2002
Road related four public corporation privatization promotion committee submission of written opinion
December 17, 2002
Cabinet decision on reform of road related four public corporations, international hub airports, and policy financial institutions


December 22, 2003
Government-ruling council on privatization of road related four public corporations (about basic framework of privatization of road related four public corporations)
December 25, 2003
1st National Land Development Highway Expressway Construction Conference (changes such as maintenance plans related to the new direct control system)


June 9, 2004
Road-related four public corporation privatization law promulgated

Year 2005

September 21, 2005
Founding general meeting


February 7, 2006
The 2nd National Land Development Highway Expressway Construction Conference (changes such as maintenance plans related to the new direct control system)
February 10, 2006
Designation of Expressway that the Company should construct and renovate (Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism)
March 31, 2006
Signed a new agreement with Japan Expressway Ownership and Debt Repayment Organization
Business license for Expressway business (Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism)
April 1, 2006
Brand name is "NEXCO EAST "
Nex-area Company Limited started business
April 20, 2006
Free magazine "Highway Walker" (tie-up with Kadokawa Cross Media Co., Ltd.) published
June 29, 2006
Held the 1st Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders
October 26, 2006
NEXCO EAST Mid-term Management Plan (2006-2010) formulated
October 31, 2006
Drive travel portal site "E-NEXCO Drive Plaza" opened
December 26, 2006
Membership card "E-NEXCO pass" issued


March 1, 2007
Customer center opened
June 28, 2007
Held the second ordinary general meeting of shareholders


January 24, 2008
Yamoto Ishinomaki Road Free Release
March 20, 2008
"Pasar Makuhari" opens on the Keiyo Road Makuhari PA (Out-bound line)
June 26, 2008
Held the 3rd Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders
July 18, 2008
Ken-O Road Sayama PA Open
July 24, 2008
"E-NEXCO LODGE Sano SA store (operated by Hatagoya)" opened in Sano SA, Tohoku Expressway
July 30, 2008
"Pasar Makuhari" opened on the Keiyo Road Makuhari PA (In-bound)


March 28, 2009
Start of special holiday discounts (upper limit of 1,000 yen)
March 29, 2009
Tohoku Expressway Kuroiso Board Room IC opened
October 22, 2009
Opened "India Office"


April 13, 2010
Yokohama Yokosuka Road Yokosuka PA "Eco PA" reopened
May 31, 2010
Opening ceremony of "India Office" and start of operations by permanent staff
June 30, 2010
Opened “Yorii Star Prince's PA” on the Kan-Etsu Expressway Yorii (In-bound line)
December 18, 2010
Opened Tohoku Expressway Ohira IC


February 1, 2011
Established "Preparing Office for Overseas Business New Company" jointly with NEXCO CENTRAL, NEXCO WEST and Metropolitan Expressway
March 19, 2011
Kita Kanto Expressway Ota Kiryu IC-Sano Danuma IC (18.6km) opening [opening all lines]
March 26, 2011
Opening of the Chubu crossing between the Saku Komoro JCT and Komoro Mikage Toll Gate (extension 0.5km) (Saku Komoro JCT-Sakunan IC (8.5km) opened [section under direct control])
May 29, 2011
Ken-O Road Shiraoka iris IC ~ Kuki Shiraoka JCT (3.3km) opened
June 8, 2011
Paid business license (Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism) of general national highway 468 Ken-o Expressway (Kuki Shiraoka JCT-Tsukuba central IC, Inashiki IC-Daiei JCT (provisional))
September 1, 2011
Established "Japan Expressway International Co., Ltd." in collaboration with NEXCO CENTRAL, NEXCO WEST, Metropolitan Expressway and Hanshin Expressway
September 28, 2011
NEXCO EAST Group Medium-term Management Plan (2011-2013) formulated
October 29, 2011
Doto Expressway Yubari IC-Shimukappu IC (34.5km) opened
November 26, 2011
Doo Mori IC-Ochibe IC (20.2km) opening

year 2012

February 1, 2012
Credit card partnership with AEON Credit Service Co., Ltd. (September 22, 2011), "AEON E-NEXCO pass card" issued
March 24, 2012
Nitto Expressway Tsuruoka JCT Tollgate-Tsuruoka JCT (1.5km extension) opened (Atsumi Onsen IC-Tsuruoka JCT (25.8km) opened [Direct control section])
April 8, 2012
Joban Expressway Minamisoma IC-Soma IC (14.4km) opened
April 20, 2012
Joshinetsu Expressway, Tateyama Expressway, Sanriku Expressway 4 lanes, toll road business license such as Tokyo Outer Ring Road (Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism)
November 10, 2012
Opening of Ono Park IC-Mori IC (9.7km)
December 1, 2012
Sendai-Tobu Road Sendai Port IC opening


August 3, 2013
Hokkaido Expressway New Chitose Airport IC opening
September 20, 2013
Higashi Kanto Expressway Yatsu Funabashi IC opened
November 30, 2013
Akita Expressway Kosaka JCT tollgate-Kosaka JCT (extension 0.5km) opened (Otate north IC-Kosaka JCT (16.1km) opened [section under direct control])
December 19, 2013
Tohoku Expressway Hanyu PA (In-bound Line), the second theme-type parking area "Onihei Edo-dokoro" opened
December 22, 2013
Opening of Sendai-Hokubu Road Tomiya JCT-Tomiya IC (1.7km)


March 29, 2014
Hachinohe Expressway Hachinohe JCT opening
April 12, 2014
Ken-O Road Inashiki IC-Kanzaki IC (10.6km) opened
March 27, 2014
NEXCO EAST Group “Long-term Vision 2025” and “Medium-term Management Plan (2014-2016)” formulated
July 11, 2014
Ken-O Road Expressway Edozaki PA Open
December 6, 2014
Joban Expressway Namie IC-Minamisoma IC (18.4km), Soma IC-Yamamoto IC (23.3km) opened
December 6, 2014
Joban Expressway Bird Sea PA Open


February 21, 2015
Joban Expressway Minamisoma Bakashima SA Open
March 1, 2015
Joban Expressway Joban Tomioka IC-Namie IC (14.3km) opening [opening of all lines]
March 1, 2015
PA open for Joban Expressway
March 29, 2015
Ken-O Road Kuki Shiraoka JCT ~ border Furukawa IC (19.6km) opened
June 7, 2015
Ken-O Road O Expressway Kanzaki IC-Daiei JCT (9.7km) opened
October 31, 2015
Ken-O Road Okegawa Kitamoto IC-Shiraoka Shobu IC (10.8km) opened


March 27, 2016
Senen Road Sendai Kohoku IC-Rifuchu IC (4 lanes completed)
September 11, 2016
Higashi Nakamichi Fukushima JCT-Fukushima Osayo IC (1.4km) opened


February 26, 2017
Ken-O Road (section between Sakaikoga IC and Tsukuba-chuo IC ) is opened.
March 30, 2017
NEXCO EAST Group Medium-Term Management Plan (FY 29 to 2020 formulated a degree)


February 3, 2018
Higashi-Kanto Expressway (section between Hokota IC and Ibarakikuko-kita IC) is opened.
June 2, 2018
Tokyo Outer Ring Road Misato Minami IC-Takaya JCT (15.5km) opened
December 8, 2018
Shiribeshi Expressway Yoichi IC-Otaru JCT (23.3km) opening


April 13, 2019
Tohoku-Chuo Expressway Nanyo Takahata IC-Yamagata Kamiyama IC (24.4km) opened
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