Rapid Response To Road Recovery Was So Amazing In Japan

Photo Above: A road in Naka, Ibaraki prefecture, Japan: left, how it was on the day of the earthquake; right, six days later (17 March) after rapid repairs.

Japan disaster: reconstruction effort puts town on road to recovery.

The earthquake on 11 March tore apart this stretch of road in Ibaraki prefecture, leaving gaping cracks up to 150 metres long and presenting yet another obstacle to emergency workers travelling north from Tokyo. Just six days later last Thursday, 17 March the road had been transformed. Rapid response to earthquake in Ibaraki prefecture sees long stretch of road rebuilt and an expressway reopened. Click here to read full details courtesy of Guardian.co.uk

I wish Philippine Government has this kind of responses as well. Just today in Edsa there is a huge traffic jam in Cubao area because of road constructions. Tsk tsk!

Photo credits: Associated Press

About Kalongkong Hiker

I am Paolo Mercado for 20 years I've been riding a bike, walking a lot and running a lot. I am Kalongkong Hiker, a trail runner, mountaineer and a biker that can also write a blog of my travels, adventures and places that I visited through walking, running and biking. I write to encourage others to stay healthy and fit. #KeepOnRunning #ShareTheRoad #KalongkongHiker
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