|Existed:||1971 – present|
|From:||Sapporo Junction in Sapporo
|To:||Otaru Interchange in Otaru, Hokkaidō
National Route 5
Hokkaido Prefectural Route 17
|National highways of Japan
Expressways of Japan
Officially the expressway is a part of the Hokkaidō Ōdan Expressway Nemuro Route and Abashiri Route.
The first section of the expressway opened in 1971 with two lanes ahead of the 1972 Winter Olympics. Expansion to four lanes was completed in 1974. The entire route was completed in 1992 with a connection to the Hokkaidō Expressway.
The speed limit is 80 km/h along the entire route.
The section from Sapporo-nishi Interchange through Sapporo Junction to Sapporo-minami Interchange on the Hokkaidō Expressway is built to an urban expressway standard and tolls are charged at a flat rate. As of March 2008 the toll on this section is 400 yen for regular passenger cars. Tolls on all other sections of the expressway are assessed according to distance travelled in the same manner as most other national expressways.
List of interchanges and features
- IC - interchange, JCT - junction, PA - parking area, BS - bus stop, TN - tunnel, BR - bridge, TB - toll gate
(all in Hokkaidō)
|Through to Hokkaidō Expressway|
|(1-1)||Sapporo JCT||Hokkaidō Expressway||0.0||38.3||Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo|
|BR||Toyohiragawa Bridge||↓||↑||Toyohira River crossing|
|1||Kariki IC|| National Route 274 (Sapporo Shindō)
National Route 275
|1.9||36.4||Sapporo-bound exit, Otaru-bound entrance only|
|2||Fushiko IC|| National Route 274 (Sapporo Shindō)
Pref. Route 112 (Sapporo Tōbetsu Route)
|3.4||34.9||Otaru-bound exit, Sapporo-bound entrance only|
|3||Sapporo-kita IC||National Route 274 (Sapporo Shindō)||7.6||30.7||Otaru-bound exit, Sapporo-bound entrance only|
|4||Sapporo-kita IC||National Route 5 (Sapporo Shindō)||7.6||30.7||Sapporo-bound exit, Otaru-bound entrance only||Kita-ku, Sapporo|
|5||Shinkawa IC|| National Route 5 (Sapporo Shindō)
Pref. Route 125 (Maeda Shinkawa Route)
|10.2||28.1||Otaru-bound exit, Sapporo-bound entrance only|
|6/TB||Sapporo-nishi IC/TB|| National Route 5 (Sapporo Shindō)
Pref. Route 124 (Miyanosawa Kitaichijō Route)
|14.0||24.3||Sapporo-bound exit, Otaru-bound entrance only||Nishi-ku, Sapporo|
|7||Teine IC||17.5||20.8||Otaru-bound exit, Sapporo-bound entrance only|
|20.0||18.3||Emergency Exit: Authorized vehicles only|
|8||Zenibako IC||Pref. Route 147 (Zenibako Inter Route)||23.6||14.7||Zenibako River crossing|
|BS||Miharashi Bus Stop||24.8||13.5||○|
|<8-1>||Otaru JCT||Shiribeshi Expressway (Planned)||↓||↑||Opens in 2018|
|BS||Shinkō Bus Stop||34.7||3.6||○|
|9||Asari IC||Pref. Route 1 (Otaru Jōzankei Route)||35.3||3.0|
|TB||Asari Toll Gate||↓||↑|
|10||Otaru IC|| National Route 5
Pref. Route 17 (Otarukō Route)
- "Sapporo Road Construction History". Retrieved 2008-04-15.
- "E-NEXCO Expressway Data". Retrieved 2008-04-16.
- Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. "High Standard Trunk Road Map" (pdf). Retrieved 2008-04-13.
- "History of Otaru City". Archived from the original on 2007-12-04. Retrieved 2008-04-15.
- "E-NEXCO Drive Plaza Route Search". Retrieved 2008-04-15.
- (Japanese) East Nippon Expressway Company
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