It’s proper that the President has requested the Alalak bridge to be opened quickly. We’re at present coordinating with Public Work and Public Housing Ministry
Jakarta (ANTARA) – President Joko Widodo has requested to right away open the South Kalimantan’s Sei Alalak bridge that connects Banjarmasin Metropolis and Barito Kuala District heading to Central Kalimantan.
“It’s proper that the President has requested the Alalak bridge to be opened quickly. We’re at present coordinating with Public Works and Housing Ministry,” Head of the Presidential Secretariat Heru Budi Hartono famous in a press assertion that ANTARA acquired right here on Sunday.
The South Kalimantan residents had earlier appealed to the federal government to open the bridge to assist remedy congestion that has regularly occurred on the space linked by the bridge because the North ring street was badly broken by flood.
Such protest has drawn the President’s consideration. Realizing that the bridge performs an essential position for the group, he then requested to open the bridge quickly.
“The automobile sorts allowed to cross the bridge are solely two wheelers and passenger vehicles,” Hartono knowledgeable.
In the meantime, Public Work and Public Housing Minister Basuki Hadimuljono expressed readiness to hold out the President’s directive.
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“We now have performed the ultimate verify on the bridge situation and it is able to be opened following the President’s directive,” he mentioned in a press release of Presidential Secretary press bureau.
Hadimuljono added that the ministry will coordinate with the South Kalimantan regional administration and South Kalimantan Police.
“We’ll coordinate with the South Kalimantan Transportation Service and South Kalimantan Police pertaining to the restricted operational take a look at in addition to to observe and safe (the world),” he mentioned.
He appealed to the residents to obey the site visitors guidelines in addition to for the 2 wheelers and passenger vehicles to not park or cease on the bridge.
“We considerations on the new-constructed bridge the place many individuals wish to cease by to see it and take some photographs. For our widespread curiosity, please be orderly and obey the site visitors guidelines,” he highlighted.
He additionally urged the general public to keep up the cleanliness and keep self-discipline across the bridge space.
The development means of Sei Alalak bridge has been achieved on Friday, September 24, 2021. The bridge was construct to interchange the Kayu Tangi I bridge aged 30 years and it’ll have large impacts on the group’s financial system.
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