TINTAHIJAU.com - The Minister of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR), Basuki Hadimuljono, visited Majalengka Regency, Monday (7/9/2020).
Basuki laid the first stone in the construction of the West Java International Airport access toll road. Next year, the Cipali Toll Road will be connected to the West Java International Airport (BIJB) Kertajati, Majalengka.
ASTRA Infra Group CEO, Djap Tet Fa said, the construction of the BIJB access toll road which connects Cipali directly to Kertajati Airport will further facilitate connectivity. So, it can have an economic impact on the local community.
"The construction of the Kertajati access toll road will also complement the existence of the Kertajati BIJB, which is the pride of West Java and Maja | kra in particular. ASTRA Infra's contribution in the construction of this access toll road will be a matter of pride as well as an embodiment of the ASTRA philosophy, which is to be a beneficial property for the nation. and the state, "he said when laying the groundwork for the construction of the BIJB Toll Road in Kertajati, Monday (7/9/2020).
The toll road access to BIJB Kertajati is connected to the Cipali Toll Road starting from KM 158 + 700 with a road length of about 3.7 kilometers and a lane width of 3.6 meters. The toll road itself has 4 lanes for 2 directions.
President Director of PT Lintas Marga Sedaya (ASTRA Tol Cipali) Firdaus Azis explained that the construction process for the BIJB access toll road is targeted to be completed in 12 months. Thus, next November 2021 can be used. (READ
"However, it is hoped that in July 2021 it can be used to test the function and feasibility of operation by the PUPR Ministry for the departure of West Java Province pilgrims centered at BIJB Kertajati," he explained.
Meanwhile, the BIJB access toll road construction project was initiated by the West Java Provincial Government with the Ministry of PUPR which has been planned since last May 2017. The toll road, which will also be connected to the Cisumdawu Toll Road, will cost Rp692 billion.