E46Akita Expressway (between Kitakami Nishi IC and Yuda IC)
For the latest regulatory information,DraTraPlease see
March 25, 2020
East Nippon Expressway Co., Ltd.
Tohoku Regional Head Office Office Kitakami Administration Office
NEXCO EAST Kitakami Administration Office (Kitakami city, Iwate prefecture) has two lane sections (one lane on one side)E46Akita Expressway between the north west Interchange (IC) ~ Yuda IC, cleaning and inspection of the tunnel various types of equipment, in order to perform maintenance and repair work, pavement repair work, etc., it will be carried out at night road closures as described below.
Although it is very troubling to our customers, it is necessary construction to use the Expressway safely and comfortably. We will strive to minimize inconveniences to our customers, so we ask for your understanding and cooperation.
1 Closed section
Akita Expressway Kitakami Nishi IC to Yuda IC (Upper and Lines)
2 Dead day and time
April 13 (Mon)-April 16 (Thu), Akita Expressway 2020 nights
April 20 (Mon)-22 (Wed) 3 nights
Spare days: April 17 (Fri), 23 (Thu), 24 (Fri) 3 nights
- The date and time of traffic closure may be changed depending on the weather. Please use the website such as "DraTra" for the latest information.
3 Road stop time
20 o'clock - 6 o'clock next
National Route 107, Prefectural Road 37 [Annex 1【PDF: 131KB】】
5 Outline of construction
We carry out cleaning and inspection work, maintenance and repair work, and pavement repair work for various tunnel facilities.
○ Pavement repair work
Cracks and steps on the pavement surface are noticeable
We will repair the locations where they occur.
【Damage situation on road surface】
○ Inspection of equipment in tunnel
Road environment that you can drive safely
Inspect the equipment in the tunnel to keep it.
【Equipment Inspection Status in Tunnel】
6 Adjustment of transit fare due to closing of traffic [Annex 2[PDF: 87.4KB]】
Customers who once flow out of the Expressway 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. Please refer to the accompanying material for the details of the transit adjustment.
7 Information provision
Information such as road traffic information
- "DraPla", a site full of useful information on Expressway nationwide
- Expressway traffic information service "Drive Traffic (DraTra)"
NEXCO EAST Website "Construction regulation information(Provides information on local construction regulations)Provides real-time road traffic information and traffic congestion prediction.
Aomori prefecture, Akita prefecture, Iwate prefecture "Northern Tohoku", Miyagi prefecture · Yamagata prefecture · Fukushima prefecture "South Tohoku" please.
- NEXCO EAST Customer Center
Operators are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
2020 telephone number will be changed from 0:00 on April 1, 1980.(Before change) 0570-024-024 or 03-5338-7524(After change) 0570-024-024 or 03-5308-2424
* There is no change for "0570-024-024" on the navigation dial.
- Highway telephone
Real-time traffic information (5 minutes update) can be obtained by telephone 24 hours a day.
【phone number】Morioka station 019-639-1620
Japan Highway Traffic Information Center
050-3369-6603 (Iwate Information)
050-3369-6761 (Tohoku region high speed information)
- Highway Radio
Highway radio (AM 1620 kHz)
The section that is broadcasting Expressway We will guide you by the sign above.
We announce wide area road information in an easy-to-understand manner through monitor screen etc. installed in SA / PA.