Nagasaki Expressway (長崎自動車道, Nagasaki Jidōsha-dō) is one of the Expressways of Japan from Tosu to Nagasaki. It runs through the prefecture of Saga, and the southern half of the Nagasaki prefecture. The total length is 120.4 km.
|Length||120.4 km (74.8 mi)|
|From||Tosu Junction in Tosu|
|To||Nagasaki Interchange in Nagasaki|
Nagasaki Dejima Road
|Major cities||Saga, Takeo, Omura, Isahaya|
|National highways of Japan|
Expressways of Japan
- November 16, 1973, Tosu Interchange and Junction with the Kyushu Expressway to Nankan was open to traffic.
- November 17, 1982, a section from Nagasaki-Tarami to Omura Interchanges was opened to traffic.
- March 28, 1985, a section from Saga-Yamato to Tosu Interchanges was opened to traffic.
- February 5, 1987, the Tosu Junction in the east was opened.
- March 18, 1987, a section from Takeo-Kitagata to Saga-Yamato Interchanges was opened to traffic.
- January 26, 1990, a section from Omura to Takeo-Kitagata was opened to traffic which made the Nagasaki Expressway from Tosu to Nagasaki fully accessible with no gaps.
- January 26, 1990, the Takeo Junction was opened to traffic with another freeway.
- December 18, 1997, the tunnel from Higashisonogi to Ureshino Interchanges which made Nagasaki Expressway with four lanes.
- March 24, 2001, the Sagan Cross Bridge in the Tosu Junction was opened to traffic which made access to the bridge with the Kyushu Expressway.
- March 27, 2004, a section from Nagasaki to Nagasaki-Tarami Interchanges was opened with other freeway.
- June 28, 2019, a section from Nagasaki-Tarami to Nagasaki-Susukizuka Interchanges which made Nagasaki Expressway with four lanes.
- November 27, 2019, the Tawarazaka tunnel is mentioned in the Zombie Land Saga song "Saga Jihen".
- IC - interchange, JCT - junction, SA - service area, PA - parking area, BS - bus stop, TN - tunnel, BR - bridge, TB - toll gate
- Bus stops labeled "○" are currently in use; those marked "◆" are closed.
|(9)||Tosu JCT|| Kyushu Expressway
|1||Tosu IC|| National Route 3
National Route 34
|2||Higashisefuri IC||National Route 385||14.8||Yoshinogari|
|3||Saga-Yamato IC||National Route 263||26.6||◆|
|3-1||Ogi PA/SIC||Pref. Route 44 (Ogi Fuji Route) via Ogi city road||33.4||◆||Ogi|
|4||Taku IC||National Route 203 (Higashi-Taku Bypass)||41.7||◆||Taku|
|BS||Taku Seibyō BS||46.1||◆|
|for Fukuoka, Kumamoto and Oita|
|5||Takeo-Kitagata IC||National Route 34||52.9||◆||Takeo|
|6||Takeo JCT||Nishi-Kyūshū Expressway||64.3|
|7||Ureshino IC||Pref. Route 1 (Sasebo Ureshino Route)||68.8||○||Ureshino|
|TN||Tawarazaka TN||-||northbound: 2,656 m (8,714 ft)|
southbound: 2,610 m (8,560 ft)
|8||Higashisonogi IC|| National Route 34
National Route 205
|9||Omura IC||National Route 444||92.1||○|
|Emergency Exit||Access for National Hospital Organization Nagasaki Medical Center|
Authorized vehicles only
|9-1||Koba PA/SIC||95.4||○||PA:Only accessible for Nagasaki|
|PA||Imamura PA||100.6||○||Only accessible for Fukuoka, Kumamoto and Oita|
|10||Isahaya IC|| National Route 34
Pref. Route 125 (Isahaya Soto Kanjosen)
|11||Nagasaki-Tarami IC||Nagasaki Bypass||109.1|
|12||Nagasaki-Susukizuka IC||Pref. Route 116 (Nagasaki-Susukizuka Interchange Route)||117.4||Only accessible for Fukuoka, Kumamoto and Oita|
|13||Nagasaki IC|| National Route 324
Nagasaki Dejima Road
Pref. Route 51 (Nagasaki Minami Kanjosen)
- 4-lane, Tosu Junction to Nagasaki-Susukizuka Interchanges
- 2-lane, Nagasaki-Susukizuka to Nagasaki Interchanges
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