Typhoon-hit Kansai airport bridge fully reopens
Japan Today -- Apr 09
The bridge connecting Kansai International Airport, on an artificial island in Osaka Bay, with the mainland, was fully reopened Monday with all six inbound and outbound lanes functional following months of repairs after it was hit by a tanker ship during a typhoon in September 2018.

Typhoon Jebi had flooded a terminal and a runway at the region's major international gateway, and caused a tanker to smash into the bridge, causing extensive damage and stranding thousands of people at the airport. The full reopening had been expected to take more than a year but was cut to seven months as work was completed ahead of schedule, in time for the start of the Golden Week vacation.

去年、台風21号の影響でタンカーが衝突した関西空港の連絡橋が約7カ月ぶりに完全復旧しました。 去年9月、台風21号による強風で関西空港の連絡橋にタンカーが衝突して大きく損傷しました。連絡橋は関空と対岸とをつなぐ唯一の陸路で、一時、8000人が空港内に取り残されました。
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