Okinawa Expressway to close for nighttime bridge maintenance

The maintenance work will close the expressway for four nights south of Nishihara entrance/exit.

The maintenance work will close the expressway for four nights south of Nishihara entrance/exit.

A part of Okinawa Expressway and Naha Airport Expressway will be closed south of Nishihara entrance/exit for four nights from 21:00 to 6:00 from Dec. 11th through 15th for bridge maintenance work.

The closed sections will be Naha – Nishihara on Okinawa Expressway, and from Haebaru kita – Nishihara on Naha Airport Expressway.

NEXCO West Japan Kyushu Branch advises public to exit at Nishihara on the way south at night time, including Naha Airport, and continue on Route 330 to Naha. Likewise, drivers coming from Naha on the way north should take Route 330 and enter the Expressway from Nishihara.

Those who need to go to or from Haebaru Kita have to take a detour either driving to Route 330 in Naha or use on Route 329 through Yonabaru.

In case the maintenance work can’t be completed or otherwise concluded in time, the alternate closing nights will be Thursday – Friday, Dec. 16~17 and Sunday, Dec. 18, through Wednesday, Dec 21.

For inquiries, call NEXCO West Japan 24-hour Customer Center toll free at 0120-924-863.

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