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THREE YEARS AFTER: Abe promises opening of expressway through...
Plastic bags filled with contaminated soil near toll booths on the Joban-Tomioka Interchange in Tomioka, Fukushima Prefecture, in March 2013 (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to fully open the Joban Expressway by the 2015 Golden Week holidays in an effort to promote tourism in areas devastated by the earthquake and...
Highway construction resumes at full tilt in Abe's hometown
The Nagato-Tawarayama highway, under construction in Nagato, Yamaguchi Prefecture, near the existing road, will make use of tunnels and bridges in the mountainous area. (The Asahi Shimbun)
NAGATO, Yamaguchi Prefecture--Construction of a roadway in the hometown of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was back on track in fiscal 2013 after a work slowdown disrupted the...
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