25 Mar '11, 3am

Why #Japan will bounce back: They take only 6 days to repair quake-damaged road!

Why #Japan will bounce back: They take only 6 days to repair quake-damaged road!

These pictures show the remarkable resilience of the Japanese people. The Great Kanto Highway in Naka, Japan, was fixed in just six days, after it was badly damaged by the 9-magnitude earthquake of Mar 11. STOMPer GoGOJapan , who came across the pictures online, said: "Highway repair company Nippon Expressway Co. (NEXCO) began repair works on the highway on Mar 17, and by Mar 23, the road was already open to traffic. "The earthquake had literally opened up the highway, leaving behind ravines as deep as 150 metres. "Many are impressed by the efficiency of the Japanese engineers and the breakneck speed at which they work. It is perhaps a sign that Japan will recover from this devastating catastrophe after all. "It is indeed a great lesson to us all -- that no matter how hard we fall, what makes a difference is how quickly we get back on our feet and do whatever it takes to l...

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