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4km of Bicycle Lanes Planned for Fukuoka City

Seven roads in Fukuoka City will get a total of 4kms of bicycle lanes for heavy student traffic areas. The seven roads are as follows: 1. Between Sunny Town Kashi Iriguch~Aoba Junior High (1,120m) 2. Between Miyuki Koen mae~Kashiihama Danchi minami (740m) 3. Between Yoshizuka Eki mae~Kencho kita (400m) 4. Between Nanotsuguchi~Nanotsu Ohashi (500m) 5. Between Ward Office mae~Ward Office Iriguchi (300m) 6. Between Nakashimobaru Bashi~Yayoi Elementary School Kita (360m) 7. Between Hirao Intersection~Nanokawa 2 chome (440m). New bicycle lanes will be added to roads 1~5, and the color on the shoulder of the road will be changed accordingly. Roads 6 & 7 will have the gutters repaired before being made into bike lanes. Construction will begin in Jan. 2013 at an expected cost of ¥180 million. Source: http://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20121107-00000177-mailo-l40 and http://www.nishinippon.co.jp/nnp/item/332740.

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Published: Nov 8, 2012 / Last Updated: Apr 1, 2016

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