On 11th March 9.0 magnitude earthquake destructed a stretch of the Great Kanto Highway in Naka, leaving a 150 meter crater-like crack.Afterward Construction workers and engineers arrived at the damaged highway on March 17th, and by March 23rd, it looked like the road never even had a single crack.
Work crews at the NEXCO road repair company sprang into action on March 17, working at a fevered pitch to help get their country on the road to recovery, literally. Amazingly, after only six days of labor, the road is silky smooth and ready for travel.The amazing speed of reconstruction is being used to highlight Japan’s strength and ability to recover. It’s no secret that the nation is home to some of the world’s best engineers, and the repairs at the Great Kanto Highway are certainly proof.
[Source: Daily Mail via Jalopnik]