Project costs for the Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto and Sapporo section of the Hokkaido Shinkansen, which is scheduled to open at the end of fiscal 2030, are likely to increase by nearly 40% from the initial plan, or more than 640 billion yen, due to factors such as soaring material prices. I found out that I have a sexuality.

Concerning construction work on the section between Shin-Hakodate Hokuto and Sapporo on the Hokkaido Shinkansen, there are concerns that construction costs will increase due to soaring material prices and labor costs. We have examined the impact on costs.

According to the people involved, the expert meeting has compiled a trial calculation of the cost of additional construction by the 7th.

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as a result of considering the prospect that the cost will increase due to the reinforcement work of the loose ground, it will increase by about 645 billion yen at this point from the previous plan. It is expected to do so.

Based on this trial calculation, the total project cost may increase by nearly 40% from the previous plan, exceeding 2.3 trillion yen.

According to our calculations, every 0.1% change in material prices will affect the total project cost by about 7 billion yen.

Part of the project cost of the maintenance Shinkansen will be borne by local governments, and in the future, the reduction of construction costs and the way of additional local burden will be issues.