Batang-Semarang Toll Road Operable in 2018

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 , 09:00:00 WIB -

Pemalang-Semarang Toll Road Construction. (ANTARA)

JAKARTA, GRES.NEWS – Minister of Public Works and Public Housing, Basuki Hadimuljono, has announced that the Batang-Semarang Toll Road will be operable in July 2018.

"The toll road will be operable in 2018. It will be fully concreted by July (next year)," he said, Sunday (Nov.5).

The construction, which consists of 5 sections, is presently 55.7 percent completed, according to him.

Meawhile, the developer, PT Waskita, said land procurement 75 kilometer road is 98.16 percent completed. All the land for section 1 has been acquired.

Minister Basuki targets the toll road to be able to accommodate back-to-kampong (mudik) travelers in 2018 even before its inauguration. (dtc/rm)