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June 12, 2020
Bureau of Port and Harbor

Opening of a connecting north-south harbor road in Tokyo Port

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) are pleased to announce the opening of a connecting north-south harbor road in Tokyo Port (The Umi no Mori Tunnel and Umi no Mori Bridge). This comes as part of the TMG and MLIT’s initiatives to strengthen and expand the road network around Tokyo Port to make it smoother and more efficient.
Please see the attached document(PDF:643KB) for details about this project.

1 About the opening

  • Date and time
    Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 12:00pm
  • Section to be opened
    An approx. 3.7km tunnel from Ariake 4-chome to the Central Breakwater Outer Site, Umi no Mori 3-chome

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2 Important information

  • Please do not wait around the area for the road to open.
  • Congestion is expected immediately after the opening, so please follow the directions of the officials in charge.
  • Bicycles and 2-wheeled motor vehicles under 50cc may not travel on the roadway in Umi no Mori Tunnel. The walkway is currently not available for use.
  • During the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, it is anticipated that measures will be taken to relieve traffic around Games venues. Further details will be announced once confirmed.

Please click here for the original Japanese press release.

Inquiries (in Japanese only)

(Regarding the project)
General Affairs Section
Tokyo Port Office
Kanto Regional Development Bureau
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Phone: 03-5463-0223
Construction Coordination Section
Port Planning and Construction Division
Bureau of Port and Harbor
Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Phone: 03-5320-5620

(Regarding the opening time)
Port Road Management Section
Tokyo Port Management Office
Bureau of Port and Harbor
Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Phone: 03-5463-0223

(Regarding traffic calming measures during the Tokyo 2020 Games)
Transport Section
Tokyo 2020 Games Venues Division
Bureau of Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Preparation
Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Phone: 03-5320-7982

 

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