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Road Closures:
Niseko Winter 2020–2021

Niseko is in the midst of its beautiful autumn foliage season, and it is also the time to start preparing for winter. The roads listed below will be closed from late October to next spring. The closure period may change depending on the weather and snow conditions. When driving in Niseko in winter, please make sure that your car is equipped with winter tires. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding and cooperation. 

1. Route 66  Iwanai-Toya Line (known as Panorama Line)

CLOSURE PERIOD:

from October 26, 2020, at 10:00 AM to 2021 spring

LOCATION:

Kyowa-cho Oikomi (老古美) 744-1 gate and Rankoshi Yunosato (湯の里) gate

DISTANCE:

18.3km

CONTACT
  • Otaru Construction Management Department Kyowa Office (小樽建設管理部共和出張所)
    PHONE:0135-62-1818
  • Otaru Construction Management Department Rankoshi Office (小樽建設管理部蘭越出張所)
    PHONE: 0136-57-5121

2. Route 268 Iwanai-Rankoshi Line 

CLOSURE PERIOD:

from October 26, 2020, at 10:00 AM to 2021 spring

LOCATION:

Kyowa-cho Oikomi gate (at the crossing with route 66) and Rankoshi Tomioka (富岡) 1005-1 temporary gate

DISTANCE:

10.7km

CONTACT
  • Otaru Construction Management Department Kyowa Office (小樽建設管理部共和出張所)
    PHONE:0135-62-1818
  • Otaru Construction Management Department Rankoshi Office (小樽建設管理部蘭越出張所)
    PHONE: 0136-57-5121

3. Route 58 Kutchan-Niseko Line (know as Echo Line)

倶知安町花園国有林12林班ゲート と ニセコ町・蘭越町界(五色温泉)ゲート の間(5.9キロメートル)

CLOSURE PERIOD:

from October 19, 2020, at 11:00 AM to 2021 spring

LOCATION:

Kutchan-cho Hanazono National Forest 12th Forest Groupe (花園国有林12林班) gate and Niseko-Rankoshi Town Border (Goshiki Onsen) gate

DISTANCE:

5.9km

CONTACT
  • Otaru Construction Management Department Makkari Office (小樽建設管理部真狩出張所)
    PHONE:0136-45-2136

Other Road Closures in Shiribeshi 

For more information on road closures in the Shiribeshi area, please check the Otaru Construction Management Department website.

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