On November 8th, 2016, a giant sinkhole appeared near Hakata station, swallowing big sections of the five-lane road. After a week of intense construction, the road reopened on November 15th.
NHK captures the reconstruction scene as subcontractors work day and night to fill the hole.
Underwater: manta rays, the most graceful swimmer in the Okinawa oceans
Drone shot: autumn at Onuma Quasi-National Park in Hokkaido
Amazing rocket launch moments in Japan
Festivals in Japan: Aomori Nebuta Festival
Underwater: northern sea lions flock to a tiny island