Japan Highway Public Corporation

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Japan Highway Public Corporation (日本道路公団 Nihon Dōro Kōdan?), or JH, was a public company established after World War II to construct and manage highway networks in Japan, founded in 1956.[1]

On October 1, 2005, JH was divided into three private enterprises, East Nippon Expressway Company Limited (NEXCO East), Central Nippon Expressway Company Limited (NEXCO Central), and West Nippon Expressway Company Limited (NEXCO West).[2]


  1. ^ Kimura, Fukunari; Maeda, Mitsuhiro (November 2005). "Transport Infrastructure Development in Japan and Korea: Drawing Lessons for the Philippines" (pdf). Retrieved 2008-04-11. 
  2. ^ Mizutani, Fumitoshi; Uranishi, Shuji (2006). Privatization of the Japan Highway Public Corporation: Policy Assessment (pdf). 46th Congress for the European Regional Science Association. Volos, Greece. Retrieved 2008-04-11.