During the long holidays, the peak of highway congestion is expected to be May 3rd for the descent and May 4th and 5th for the uphill, and heavy traffic congestion of over 40km is expected in some places.

In some places, traffic congestion is expected to be the same as before the spread of the new coronavirus, and highway companies are calling for confirmation of forecasts in advance.

The peak of the descent is around 3 days

According to highway companies, during the long holidays, the congestion on the descent to the hometown and resort is expected to be from April 29th to 30th and May 3rd to 4th, with a peak around May 3rd. Is expected.



The expected traffic jams in each area on the 3rd are as follows.



▽ Tohoku Expressway is up to 40 km from around 9 am, starting near the Hanyu parking area in Saitama Prefecture


▽ Chuo Expressway is up to 40 km from around 6 am, starting near the Sagamiko interchange in Kanagawa Prefecture


▽ It is a maximum of 30 km from around 8 am, starting from the vicinity of the Takasaka service area in Saitama prefecture.



In western Japan, it is


expected to be up to 32 km from around 8 am, starting near the Myodani interchange in Hyogo prefecture on the Daini Shinmei Road.

Uphill peaks over 4th and 5th

On the other hand, the uphill congestion, which is a U-turn from resort areas, is expected to be from April 30th to May 1st, May 3rd to May 5th, and peaks on the 4th and 5th. ..



Congestion in various places


▽ Tohoku Expressway starts from around Kamikawachi service area in Tochigi prefecture, up to 35 km from around 5 pm on the 4th, up to 45 km from around 4 pm on the 5th, 5 days near the Kazo interchange in Saitama prefecture It is expected to be up to 40 km from around 6 pm.



In addition


, the Kan-Etsu Expressway starts at around the Kosaka service area and is up to 40 km from around 5 pm on the


5th. Up to 35 km from around


▽ Joban Expressway is up to 30 km from around 5 pm on the 5th, starting near the Kashiwa Interchange in Chiba Prefecture


▽ Chuo Expressway is up to around 3 pm on the 5th, starting near the Kobotoke Tunnel It's 30 kilometers.



In addition , the Higashi-

Meihan


Expressway starts at the Suzuka Interchange in Mie Prefecture and is up to 30 km from around 4 pm on both the 4th and 5th.


It is expected to be up to 30 km from around 9 am.



Expressway companies said, "The forecast may change depending on the infection situation, but it is expected that there will be more traffic jams than last year or adults. I want you to avoid it. "

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