Route 2 (Nagoya Expressway)

Japanese Urban Expwy Sign 0002.svg

Nagoya Expressway Route 2 Higashiyama Route
名古屋高速道路2号東山線
Route information
Length: 10.2 km[1] (6.3 mi)
Existed: 1988 – present
Major junctions
From: Shinsuzaki Junction in Nakamura-ku, Nagoya
Japanese Urban Expwy Sign 0005.svg Nagoya Expressway Manba Route
To: Takabari Junction in Meitō-ku, Nagoya
Japanese Road sign (Vehicles Only).svg Higashi-Meihan Expressway
Highway system

National highways of Japan
Expressways of Japan

Nagoya Expressway Route 2 Higashiyama Route (名古屋高速道路2号東山線 Nagoya Kōsokudōro Nigō Higashiyamasen?) is an urban expressway in Nagoya, Japan. It is a part of the Nagoya Expressway network and is owned and operated by Nagoya Expressway Public Corporation.

Contents

Overview

The first section was opened to traffic in 1988 and the entire route was completed in 2003.[2] The expressway is 4 lanes for its entire length.

The route runs from west to east through the center of the city of Nagoya. It begins at Shinsuzaki Junction where it meets the Ring Route and Route 5. Route 2 then bisects the Ring Route, meets it once again at Marutachō Junction, and continues eastward. The route eventually terminates at a junction with the Higashi-Meihan Expressway.

Originally it was planned that Route 2 would connect to the Higashi-Meihan at Kamiyashiro Junction which connects directly to the Tōmei Expressway. However, local opposition lead to the route being moved a short distance south to Takabari Junction. This forces users to pay a relatively expensive toll to access the Tōmei by way of the Higashi-Meihan (500 yen for 2.7 km). A description of the planning of Route 2 can be found here.

In order to combat congestion on the Ring Route, a plan to divert traffic to Route 2 and local roads has been implemented. Vehicles using Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) are permitted use the exit at Fukiage-higashi Interchange and use local roads to reach the entrance of the same interchange without incurring an additional toll, provided exit and re-entry occurs within 15 minutes. Diagrams explaining how to take advantage of the plan can be found here.

Interchange list

No. Name Connections Notes Location
(all in Nagoya)
Through to Japanese Urban Expwy Sign 0005.svg Nagoya Expressway Manba Route
JCT Shinsuzaki JCT No Route 2 ←→ Ring Route access Nakamura-ku
201
211
Shirakawa Interchange Japanese National Route Sign 0019.svg National Route 19 201 - East-bound exit
211 - West-bound entrance
Naka-ku
- Shirakawa-higashi Interchange Planned
JCT Marutachō JCT Nagoya Urban Expwy Sign R.svg Nagoya Expressway Ring Route Ring Route inaccessible to east-bound traffic
202
212
Fukiage-higashi Interchange 202 - East-bound exit
212 - West-bound entrance
Chikusa-ku
203
213
Fukiage-nishi Interchange 203 - East-bound entrance
213 - West-bound exit
204
214
Haruoka Interchange 204 - East-bound entrance
214 - West-bound exit
205
215
Yotsuya Interchange 205 - East-bound exit
215 - West-bound entrance
Shōwa-ku
TB Takabari Toll Gate West-bound only Meitō-ku
206
216
Takabari Interchange Pref. Route 59 (Nagoya Daini Kanjō Route) 206 - East-bound exit
216 - West-bound entrance
(4) Takabari Junction Japanese Road sign (Vehicles Only).svg Higashi-Meihan Expressway

References

  1. ^ "Nagoya Expressway Route Map". http://www.nagoya-expressway.or.jp/guide/rosenzu/index.html. Retrieved 2008-04-18. 
  2. ^ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. "History of the Expressway Network in the Greater Nagoya Area". http://www.tokai-kansen.go.jp/naruhodo/jisendo/2006_07/p03_04.html. Retrieved 2008-04-17. 

External links


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Route 1 (Nagoya Expressway) — Nagoya Expressway Route 1 Kusunoki Route 名古屋高速道路1号楠線 Route information Length: 5.6 km …   Wikipedia

  • Route 16 (Nagoya Expressway) — Nagoya Expressway Route 16 Ichinomiya Route 名古屋高速道路16号一宮線 Route information Length: 8.9 km …   Wikipedia

  • Route 11 (Nagoya Expressway) — Nagoya Expressway Route 11 Komaki Route 名古屋高速道路11号小牧線 Route information Length: 8.2 km …   Wikipedia

  • Route 5 (Nagoya Expressway) — Nagoya Expressway Route 5 Manba Route 名古屋高速道路5号万場線 Route information Length: 6.8 km …   Wikipedia

  • Route 3 (Nagoya Expressway) — Nagoya Expressway Route 3 Ōdaka Route 名古屋高速道路3号大高線 Route information Existed: 1979 – present …   Wikipedia

  • Route 4 (Nagoya Expressway) — Nagoya Expressway Route 4 Tōkai Route 名古屋高速道路4号東海線 Route information Length: 12 km …   Wikipedia

  • Route 6 (Nagoya Expressway) — Nagoya Expressway Route 6 Kiyosu Route 名古屋高速道路6号清須線 Route information Existed: 2007 – present …   Wikipedia

  • Nagoya Expressway — The Nagoya Expressway (名古屋高速道路, Nagoya Kōsokudōro?) is a network of urban expressways in Japan serving the greater Nagoya area. It is owned and managed by Nagoya Expressway Public Corporation. Contents 1 …   Wikipedia

  • Ring Route (Nagoya Expressway) — Infobox road highway name = Nagoya Expressway Ring Route (名古屋高速道路都心環状線) marker length = 10.3 km [cite web| url= http://www.nagoya expressway.or.jp/guide/rosenzu/index.html | title= Nagoya Expressway Route Map | accessdate= 2008 04 18 ]… …   Wikipedia

  • List of highways numbered 2 — Route 2 redirects here. For mass transit routes numbered 2, see Route 2 (public transport). SR 2 redirects here. For the video game sequel to Saints Row, see Saints Row 2. For the video game sequel to Soul Reaver, see Soul Reaver 2. For the… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”