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Indonesia will build 200 Kilometer Toll Roads in 2019

by Jonathan Cohen Monday, January 14, 2019 - 13:58

PT Jasa Marga (Persero) Tbk is optimistic in adding more operated toll roads this year, as reported by tribunjateng.com.

After successfully operated 323,2 km new toll roads until the latest 2018, this year Jasa Marga targets to add 200 km more toll roads.

Agus Setiawan, Corporate Secretary PT Jasa Marga (Persero) Tbk., said that to achieve that, they will complete all the outstanding projects in 2018.

Those projects include Probolinggo-Banyuwangi toll road which lengths 172 km. The project is part of the Trans Java toll project where up to this day is still on the land acquisition phase.

“We will also strive to complete JORR2 corridor which is Cinere-Serpong that lengths 10,14 km, Serpong-Kunciran that lengths 11,19 km, and Kunciran-Cengkareng that lengths 14,2 km. Those toll roads are targeted to start operating in the Q1 of 2019."

Besides that, said Agus, Jasa Marga will also push to finish Pandaan-Malang section, Balikpapan-Samarinda section, and some of Manado-Bitung section.

Until the end of 2018, Jasa Marga has operated 323,2 km new toll roads.

In total, Jasa Marga has operated 998,4 km toll roads in 2018.

Not only that, said Agus, Jasa Marga is also planning to participate in tender opened by Toll Road Management Agency (BPJT).

“About BPJT, Jasa Marga suggests an initiative section and this time, the Government has appointed initiative letters for Patimban access toll road and Gedebage-Tasikmalaya-Cilacap toll road,” he said.

For Patimban access toll road and Gedebage-Tasikmalaya-Cilacap section, Jasa Marga uses consortium scheme. Right now, Jasa Marga is completing all the initiative documents.

“After the documents complete, we are going to wait for BPJT to open their investment tender,” he said.

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