Seven Toll Roads to Operate Ahead of Eid Day
Date 3 Mei 2018
For that purpose, a joint evaluation team consisting personnel of Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing, Ministry of Transportation, and Traffic Corps of the Indonesian National Police will conduct a feasibility evaluation.
The seven toll roads to be evaluated are: Solo-Ngawi Toll Section Kartosuro – Sragen Interchange Section (35 kilometers) in Solo-Ngawi toll road, Section 2B Kedung Badak-Yasmin Interchange (2 kilometers) in Bogor Ring Road, Section 1 Tanjung Morawa Interchange-Parbarakan Interchange (10.75 kilometers) in Medan – Kualanamu – Tebing Tinggi (MKTT) toll road, Section 2 Rembang Interchange-Pasuruan Interchange (6.6 kilometers) in Gempol Toll Pasuruan toll road, Dryport Cikarang in Toll Road Jakarta-Cikampek (3.5 kilometers); Section Brebes Timur Interchange-Sewaka (37 kilometers) in Pejagan-Pemalang toll road; and Sewaka-SS Pemalang Section (5.2 kilometers) in Pemalang Batang toll road.
Head of Toll Road Regulatory Agency (BPJT) Herry Trisaputra explained that the evaluation process would be done by a team divided into 3 sub-teams. Sub-team 1 will evaluate safety and traffic management aspects, Sub-Team 2 will evaluate road, bridge and complementary facilities aspects, and Sub-team 3 will evaluate administrative and operational aspects.
In the meantime, report on the Feasibility Evaluation Plan was already submitted to Minister of Public Works and Public Housing Basuki Hadimuljono at the end of April.
This evaluation is conducted to fulfill technical, operations and administration requirements for toll road safety, Herry said, adding that before the evaluation process, pre-evaluation was already done to monitor the progress of the construction of several toll roads.
In Kartosuro-Simpang Susun Sragen Section in Solo-Ngawi toll road, Section 2B in Bogor Ring Road, Section 1 in Medan – Kualanamu – Tebing Tinggi (MKTT) toll road, and Section 2 of Gempol-Pasuruan toll road, the finishing phase is targeted to be completed in the first and the second week of May this year.
As for Dryport Cikarang Access, it is still in the pavement repair and toll transaction equipment phases and are expected to be completed by the end of May this year. (PR Division of Ministry of Public Works and Housing/ES) (STU/EP/Naster)