East Nippon Expressway Co., Ltd.
NEXCO EAST Hokkaido Regional Head Office as part of activities based on a comprehensive partnership agreement concluded with Hokkaido, is working to produce a "Kibo no pool" (wooden play equipment) that gathers messages of support for the stricken Hokkaido Iburi Earthquake. “Hokkaido Highway Show Area”, an event that sends out local attractions from the service area (SA) and parking area (PA)® 2019 ”and“ Highway Festa Tohoku 2019 ”held in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture.
This time, the completed Kibo Pool was donated to the Mukawa-cho Sakura Certified Children's Garden located in the affected area of the Hokkaido Iburi Earthquake in September 2018.
We would like to thank the visitors who filled out the heartfelt support message on Kibo (wood sticks) at our event venue, and sincerely pray for the quick recovery of the stricken area as soon as possible.
"Kibo (wood stick)" produced at the event
Many people gave me a warm message
Sakura Certified Nursery School Presented by Miyazaki General Manager
Commemorative photo with children, Road Forest Utilization Division and Mkawakawa Town Regional Promotion Division
Event venues held this year and the number of Kibo produced
|event name||Venue||event date||Number of production|
|Hokkaido Highway Show Area® 2019||Usuzan SA (up and down line)||June 29 and 30||125|
|Wheel thickness PA (vertical line)||July 13 and 14||176|
|Sunagawa SA (In-bound line)||July 21||30|
|Iwamizawa SA (In-bound line)||Aug. 24||70|
|Tokachiheigen SA (Out-bound line)||Sep. 14||71|
|Highway Festa Tohoku 2019||Sendai City Kotodai Park||September 21 and 22||156|
|Other (Employee production)||-||-||172|