Travel agencies and transport companies scrambled to deal with cancellations and rerouting Monday after the deadly Sasago Tunnel accident closed off the Chuo Expressway in Yamanashi Prefecture — a major east-west artery.

“We’ve had about 100 reservations canceled since the incident occurred,” a spokesman for Nagano-based Alpico Group, which runs buses between Nagano and Tokyo 20 times per day, told The Japan Times on Monday.

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