Japan National Route 2

National Route 2 (国道2号, Kokudō Ni-gō) is a major highway on the islands of Honshū and Kyūshū in Japan. It follows the old Sanyōdo westward from the city of Osaka, Osaka Prefecture in the Kansai region to the city of Kitakyūshū in Fukuoka Prefecture, passing through the San'yō region en route. Between Hyōgo Prefecture and Yamaguchi Prefecture it parallels the Sanyō Expressway; it crosses the Kanmon Straits through the Kanmon Roadway Tunnel. Its total length is 533.2 km. At its Osaka terminus, it meets Route 1; at its western terminus, it links with Routes 3 and 10.[2][3]

National Route 2 shield
National Route 2
国道2号
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Route information
Length533.2 km[1] (331.3 mi)
Major junctions
East end National Route 1 / National Route 25 / National Route 176 in Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka
Major intersections National Route 43
National Route 28
National Route 29
National Route 30
National Route 31
National Route 54
National Route 9
West end National Route 3 / National Route 10 in Moji-ku, Kitakyushu
Location
CountryJapan
Highway system
National Route 1 National Route 3
Route 2 passing through Kobe

Route dataEdit

HistoryEdit

Overlapping sectionsEdit

  • From Nishinomiya (Fudabasuji intersection) to Kobe (San'nomiya-East intersection): Route 171
  • From Kobe (Higashi-Shiriike intersection) to Akashi (Kariguchi intersection): Route 28
  • From Kobe (Higashi-Shiriike intersection) to Akashi (Kokubo intersection): Route 250
  • From Himeji to Taishi Town (Taishi-Kamiota IC): Route 29

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "一般国道の路線別、都道府県別道路現況" [Road statistics by General National Highway route and prefecture] (PDF) (in Japanese). Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Retrieved 19 February 2020.
  2. ^ 一般国道2号 (in Japanese). Kinki Regional Development Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Retrieved 26 November 2010.
  3. ^ 一般国道2号 (in Japanese). Kinki Regional Development Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Retrieved 26 November 2010.