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Traffic situation of Expressway Obon festival (in Niigata Prefecture) (preliminary report)

Traffic situation of Expressway Obon festival (in Niigata Prefecture) (preliminary report)

2019 August 8 (Thursday) ~2019 August 18 (Sun) 11 days
(FY2018 comparison period August 9, 2018 (Thurs.) to August 19, 2018 (Sun.) 11 days)

2019 August 8 (Thursday) ~2019 August 18 (Sun) 11 days
(FY2018 comparison period August 9, 2018 (Thurs.) to August 19, 2018 (Sun.) 11 days)

2019 August 19
East Nippon Expressway Co., Ltd.
Niigata office

NEXCO EAST Niigata branch (Niigata city Chuo Ward) compiled the traffic situation of the Bon Festival period.

Overview of traffic conditions

  1. Daily average traffic volume in major segments increased 1% year-on-year.
  2. The peak traffic during the period is Out-bound Line is Sunday, August 11, In-bound The line was August 14th (Wednesday).
  3. The number of traffic over 5km was 5 times, a decrease of 2 times compared to the previous year.
  4. The maximum traffic jam occurred during the period,E8Hokuriku Expressway (Out-bound Line) “8.5km” due to an accident that occurred on Sunday, August 11th at Sanjo Pass IC to Nakanoshima Mitsuke ICwas.

1 Main section during the Bon Festival※1Daily traffic volume of※2(Unit / day)

Road name section Demeanor
First year
A
Heisei
30
B
Year over year
A / B
E8Hokuriku Expressway Niigata Nishi IC-Makigata Higashi IC 55,200 56,200 98%
Joetsu IC - Kakizaki IC 28,200 28,400 99%
Parent unknown IC ~ Itoigawa IC 26,900 26,900 100%
E17Kan-Etsu Expressway Ojiya IC - Nagaoka IC 32,500 32,700 99%
Water IC to Yuzawa IC 35,400 35,100 101%
E 49Ban Koshige Niitsu Xi Smart IC - Niigata Central JCT 13,400 13,600 99%
Tsugawa IC ~ Mikawa IC 13,000 12,900 101%
E18Joshin-Etsu Expressway Joetsu Takada IC - Joetsu JCT 23,500 22,100 106%
Shinano-machi IC - Myoko Kougen IC 26,100 25,500 102%
E7Japan Sea Tohoku Expressway Nakajo IC ~ Arakawa Inborn IC 15,700 14,600 108%
Daily traffic volume by simple average of above 10 sections 27,000 26,800 101%
"IC: Interchange", "JCT: Junction"
※ 1: Interchange section near prefectural border and near major cities
* 2: Traffic volume is an approximate figure by traffic counter (all models)
"reference"2019 Every timeAnd the day arrangement of the Bon Festival in 2018
2019 And the day arrangement of the Bon Festival period in 2018

2 Major traffic jam location

2019 Every time Occurrence of congestion during the Bon Festival (maximum congestion length of 5km or more): total 5 occurrences
worst Road name / direction Congestion day / peak hours Congestion occurrence place Peak congestion length Congestion factor
1 E8Hokuriku Road (bottom) August 11 (Sun) 11:46 Sanjo Tsubame ~ Nakanoshima Mitsuke 8.5km accident
2 E18Joshinetsu way (down) Sunday, August 11 10:00 Myoko Kogen - Toyoda Iiyama 7.9km Traffic concentration
3 E8Hokuriku Road (bottom) Monday, August 12 12:16 Niigata Nishi-Sanjo Pass 6.6km accident
4 E8Hokuriku Road (upper) August 14 (Wednesday) 11:44 Nakanoshima Mitsuke ~ Sanjo Tsubame 6.3 km Traffic concentration
5 E8Hokuriku Road (upper) Thursday, August 8 18:44 Sanjo Pass-Niigata West 5.2 km Broken car
【reference】
FY2018 Occurrence of congestion during the Bon Festival (maximum congestion length of 5km or more): total of 7 occurrences
worst Road name / direction Congestion day / peak hours Congestion occurrence place Peak congestion length Congestion factor
1 E8Hokuriku Road (upper) August 14 (Tue) 11:36 Nakanoshima Mitsuke ~ Sanjo Tsubame 14.5 km Traffic concentration
2 E18Joshinetsu way (down) Sunday, August 12 11:51 Joetsu Takada - Myoko Kogen 11.2km Traffic concentration
3 E18Joshinetsu way (down) Saturday, August 11 8:10 Myoko Kogen - Toyoda Iiyama 10.9km Traffic concentration
4 E18Joshinetsu way (upper) Tuesday, August 14 17:10 Myoko Kogen - Nakago 7.0km Traffic concentration
5 E18Joshinetsu way (down) Sunday, August 12 9:40 Myoko Kogen - Toyoda Iiyama 6.5 km Traffic concentration
6 E18Joshinetsu way (down) Saturday, August 11 10:37 Joetsu Takada ~ Nakago 6.0km Traffic concentration
7 E18Joshinetsu way (upper) Wednesday, August 15 17:20 Myoko Kogen - Nakago 5.0 km Traffic concentration

3 Reference Materials (Attachment)

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