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【E4】 Tohoku Expressway(Between Ichinoseki IC and Hiraizumi Maezawa IC (upper and lower lines))
Conduct of night traffic closure with urgent construction

E4Tohoku Expressway(Between Ichinoseki IC and Hiraizumi Maezawa IC (upper and lower lines))
Conduct of night traffic closure with urgent construction

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2019 June 18
East Nippon Expressway Co., Ltd.
Tohoku Regional Head Office Office Kitakami Administration Office

NEXCO EAST Kitakami management office (Iwate prefecture Kitakami city),E4Tohoku Expressway In Ichinoseki Interchange (IC)-Hiraizumi Maezawa IC (upper and lower lines), we carry out the night stop of road urgently as follows and perform road surface repair construction.

In order to minimize the influence on traffic, we will conduct a traffic closure at night when the traffic volume decreases. As it is a construction necessary to maintain a safe and comfortable environment of Expressway, we ask for your understanding and cooperation.

1 Closed section

Tohoku Expressway Ichinoseki IC-Hiraizumi Maezawa IC (up and down line)

2 Closing Closing Period

2019 June 18 (Tuesday)

3 Road stop time

From 22:00 to 6:00 the next day

4 Detour

National highway No. 4, National highway No. 342 [Annex 1] 【PDF: 413KB】Link to PDF

5 Construction contents

We will repair damaged pavements.

Road surface damage situation

  • Damage to the road surface
  • Damage to the road surface

6 通行止めに伴う乗継料金調整について   Annex 2] 【PDF: 80KB】Link to PDF

Customers who have once flown out of the Expressway by nighttime traffic closure, bypassing the road closing section and switching over again in the same direction will make a "coordination adjustment" to adjust the toll according to the use section.

Transitable toll gate

( In-bound line)

Outflow IC:
Mizusawa IC, Oshu Smart IC (ETC only), Hiraizumi Maezawa IC
Reflux IC:
Ichinoseki IC, Wakayanagi Kansei IC, Tsuchidate IC

( Out-bound )

Outflow IC:
Kazunari Wakayanagi IC, Ichinoseki IC
Reflux IC:
Hiraizumi Maezawa IC, Oshu Smart IC (ETC only), Mizusawa IC, Kitakami Kanegasaki IC

7 Information provision

We will make a rainy schedule, but if there is a fear of heavy rain and strong wind we will postpone.
As soon as construction is completed, we will cancel the road closure earlier than planned.

Customer window

  • NEXCO EAST Customer Center (24 hour operator will correspond.)
    0570-024-024 or 03-5338-7524
  • Highway telephone (24 hour voice guide)
    Morioka station 019-639-1620
  • Japan Highway Traffic Information Center
    050-3369-6761 (Tohoku region · Expressway information)

Road traffic information available before going out

  • NEXCO EAST Website "Construction regulation information(Provides information on local construction regulations)
    Aomori prefecture, Akita prefecture, Iwate prefecture "Northern Tohoku", Miyagi prefecture · Yamagata prefecture · Fukushima prefecture "South Tohoku" please.
  • NEXCO EAST Road Traffic Information Site "Doratara" (Provide highway traffic information nationwide)
    【PC】External link: Another window display
    【Mobile】 http://m.drivetraffic.jp/

Road traffic information available while driving

  • Road information board
  • Highway radio (AM 1620 kHz)
    The section broadcasting the highway radio is indicated by a sign on the Expressway .
  • Highway Information Terminal
    We announce wide area road information in an easy-to-understand manner through monitor screen etc. installed in SA / PA.
* Twitter's official account "NEXCO EAST (Tohoku)" (@e_nexco_tohokuExternal link: Another window display) Also distributes information.
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