Hirafu-zaka Construction Transforming Hirafu Village

The redevelopment of Hirafu-zaka the main road leading up to Hirafu Ski Ground is rapidly progressing with major infrastructure upgrades now well underway. The project will see all power and telephone lines buried and a road heating system installed.

Hirafu-zaka getting worked, 12 July 2013

Hirafu-zaka getting worked, 12 July 2013

Behold!

Hirafu-zaka Construction Sign, 12 July 2013

Hirafu-zaka Construction Sign, 12 July 2013

Below is a short time-lapse video of some of today’s work.

The development with be a welcome upgrade of Hirafu village’s infrastructure and boost Niseko’s reputation as a world class ski and snowboard destination.

The newest section of piping in front of Rhythm Cycles, 12 July 2013

The newest section of piping in front of Rhythm Cycles, 12 July 2013

k in, 12 July 2013

Filling it back in, 12 July 2013

Setting the underground electricity and phone cables, 12 July 2013

Setting the underground electricity and phone cables, 12 July 2013

The project is scheduled to be completed for the 2014-15 season.

Safety first, 12 July 2013

Safety first, 12 July 2013

Looking up towards Hirafu Ski Ground, 12 July 2013

Looking up towards Hirafu Ski Ground, 12 July 2013

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