The supervision has slated Monday as a day when a 938-kilometer trans-Java fee highway will open entirely from Merak in Banten to Pasuruan in East Java, nonetheless several issues sojourn unresolved.
For example, from Semarang to Surakarta in Central Java, a fee highway will still use smaller internal roads such as Jl. Suprapto for a Ungaran exit and Jl. Tingkir Raya for a Salatiga exit. The use of a smaller internal roads is approaching to emanate bottlenecks and overload during rise times.
The fee road, a source of honour for President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s administration, will finally bond a country’s dual biggest cities by road: Jakarta and Surabaya in East Java.
Yudhi Krisyunoro, a boss executive of PT Trans Marga Jateng, a user of a fee road, pronounced on Saturday during a press discussion that he was wakeful of a problem. He pronounced a user had communicated a matter to a Public Works and Housing Ministry’s Directorate General of Roads Bina Marga.
“We wish a supervision will demeanour into it,” he said.
He pronounced a supervision had procured land to dilate Jl. Tingkir Raya for a Salatiga exit.
Another problem is repairs to a highway during kilometer 321 along a Pemalang-Batang shred in Central Java. The user of that part, PT Pemalang Batang Tol Road, pronounced it would correct a cracks along 30 meters of highway and finish a work by Sunday, hours before a opening of a full fee road.
The company’s technical and operational director, Arman D. Panjaitan, pronounced on Saturday that sleet had caused a repairs during kilometer 321.
The fee to use a highway between Jakarta and Surabaya is Rp 660,500 (US$46.41). For a initial dual months motorists will suffer a 15 percent bonus on some of a segments.
In Jun final year, during a Idul Fitri exodus and lapse journey, holidaymakers used tools of a fee road, during that time travelling about 760 km. Of this length, 524 km was entirely finished, with drivers profitable to use it, while 235 km was “functional” though not nonetheless entirely operable.
The supervision will enhance a highway to a easternmost regency on Java’s mainland, Banyuwangi. From Merak to Banyuwangi, a highway will camber 1,167 kilometers. The longest outing right now, from Merak to Grati in Pasuruan is Rp 775,500.
On Jan. 21 tolls will be levied on a following segments for a initial time, Pemalang- Batang, Batang- Semarang, Semarang-Surakarta, Salatiga-Kartasura all in Central Java. The 3 segments were officiated by President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Dec. 2018.
The supervision has divided a highway into 4 clusters: Cluster we comprises Jakarta-Cikampek and Cikampek-Palimanan; Cluster II comprises Palimanan-Kanci, Kanci-Pejagan, Pejagan-Pemalang, Pemalang-Batang and Batang-Semarang; Cluster III comprises Semarang-Surakarta, Surkarta-Ngawi, Ngawi-Kertosono, Kertosono-Mojokerto and Mojokerto-Surabaya; and Cluster IV comprises Porong-Gempol, Gempol-Pandaan and Gempol-Pasuruan.