Diplomatic mission Visit to Yokohama Port damaged by typhoon Thinking about urgent restoration of bridge September 12th, 13:01
Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Akabane visited Yokohama Port damaged by Typhoon No.15 and expressed his urgency to restore the damaged bridge.
On November 11, the newly appointed Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Akabane visited Yokohama Port, where bridges were damaged, in an attempt to rush to recover from the damage caused by Typhoon # 15.
Of these, the bridge heading to Minamihonmaki Pier, which handles international cargo, was hit by a cargo ship that was swept away by a typhoon. It was.
Mr. Akabane received explanations from the staff of the Kanto Regional Development Bureau regarding the status of damage confirmation for restoration work and the impact of traffic congestion on the surrounding roads due to the closure of the bridge and concerns about the impact on logistics. It was.
And it depends on the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, but the prospect of the bridge of recovery does not have standing, is that start a specific study for the restoration work gathered 13 days officials.
After the inspection, Minister Akabane said, “Yokohama Port is an important terminal for international strategy, and if recovery is delayed, it will seriously hinder Japan's logistics and economy. I want to do my best. "