Central Nippon Expressway Company

The Central Nippon Expressway Company Limited (中日本高速道路株式会社, Naka-nihon Kōsoku-dōro Kabushiki-gaisha), abbreviated as NEXCO Central (NEXCO中日本, NEXCO Naka-Nihon), is one of the main operators of expressways and toll roads in Japan. It is headquartered in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture.[1]

Central Nippon Expressway Company Limited
Native name
Naka-nihon Kōsoku-dōro Kabushiki-gaisha
TypeState-owned KK
IndustryExpressway management
PredecessorJapan Highway Public Corporation
FoundedOctober 1, 2005; 15 years ago (2005-10-01)
Areas served
Tōkai & Hokuriku regions
Key people
Yoshihito Miyaike (President and CEO)
OwnerGovernment of Japan
Number of employees
9,804 (2019)
ParentJapan Expressway Holding and Debt Repayment Agency
(Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism)

The company was established on October 1, 2005 as a result of the privatization of Japan Highway Public Corporation.[2] The company manages roadways mainly in the Tōkai and Hokuriku regions.[3] Roadways in other regions of Japan are managed by East Nippon Expressway Company and West Nippon Expressway Company.[4]


  1. ^ Nexco Central. "Corporate Overview". c-nexco.co.jp. Retrieved 11 March 2019.
  2. ^ Mizutani, Fumitoshi; Uranishi, Shuji (2006). Privatization of the Japan Highway Public Corporation: Policy Assessment (PDF). 46th Congress for the European Regional Science Association. Volos, Greece. Retrieved 2008-04-11.
  3. ^ Nexco Central. "C-NEXCO Area of Operations" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2008-04-10. Retrieved 2008-04-13.
  4. ^ Nexco Research Institute. "Map of Nexco System". ri-nexco.co.jp. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 11 March 2019.

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