The road through Oirase Gorge from the intersection with the Shell gas station on Rte. 102 (coming from central Towada) to the Nenokuchi intersection exiting the Gorge (国道１０２号の惣辺交差点～子ノ口交差点) will be closed to regular traffic from 9:00-14:00 Oct. 29-30 for the annual Oirase Gorge Eco Road Festa. (See the green route marked on this map).
Bikes, buses, taxis and other modes of public transportation will be the only vehicles allowed to use the road during this time.
For more details about the Eco Road Festa, see the website (Japanese): http://www.eco-oirase.com