Fukushima Sukagawa October 21st 13:25 on Abukuma River embankment that was destroyed by heavy rain

In Sukagawa City, Fukushima Prefecture, where the Abukuma River embankment broke down due to the heavy rain caused by Typhoon No. 19, emergency restoration work is underway in preparation for a flooding again.

In the Hamao area of ​​Sukagawa City, the Fukushima River National Highway Office of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism is preparing for emergency restoration work such as building soil in the collapsed part of the embankment of the Abukuma River that collapsed for about 50 meters in width 24 hours a day We are

At the site, the soil has already been piled up to its original height, and measures are taken to prevent rainwater from getting into the slope on the opposite side of the river with a blue sheet.

In addition, work is being done to arrange concrete blocks on the slope facing the river so that it will not collapse when the water rises, and carefully lay out the blocks weighing 400 kg one by one with heavy equipment I was there.

According to the Fukushima River National Highway Office, the progress rate of restoration work is 41% as of 9:00 am on the 21st and is expected to end by 29th of this month.

The Fukushima River National Highway Office says, “We are working at a rapid pace and we will do our best to restore it.”