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Tokyo to move highway above landmark bridge underground

Relocating Metropolitan Expressway is seen as a chance for urban redevelopment

The Metropolitan Expressway runs directly over Nihonbashi Bridge.

TOKYO -- Japan's capital is moving forward with plans to take an elevated highway running over the famed Nihonbashi Bridge underground, a project sought after by locals who have long protested that the current structure obstructs views from the landmark.

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