Abipraya Ready to Implement Market Development and Rehabilitation of Bukittinggi

20 August 2018


Jakarta, August 20, 2018 - PT Brantas Abipraya (Persero) signed a contract with the Ministry of Public Works and Housing (PUPR) through the Directorate General of Cipta Karya to carry out the construction and rehabilitation of strategic infrastructure, pasar atas bukit tinggi. The signing was carried out at the Ministry of PUPR in addition to being attended by Bambang E. Marsono, President Director of PT Brantas Abipraya and Mustafa Nahdi, GM Division 1 Abipraya, this mou was also witnessed by Minister of PUPR Basuki Hadimuljono, Minister of Trade Eggartiasto Likita and Director General Cipta Karya Danis H. Sumadilaga .

"We are optimistic that this work will be completed on time as targeted by Minister Basuki at the end of 2019 by prioritizing quality and implementing workplace safety," said Bambang E. Marsono, President Director of PT Brantas Abipraya (Persero).

Not without reason, Minister Basuki said that in addition to the right quality and time of work also had to be on target, proper administration also benefited. This is important to provide infrastructure services that are better, faster and more quality for the nation and state.

Based on data obtained from the official release of the Ministry of Public Works and Housing, the construction of the Upper Bukit tinggi Market was carried out to restore market conditions that experienced a fire some time ago. Pasar Atas Bukit tinggi is one of the historic markets in Bukit tinggi City with quite high economic activity and diverse trading commodities. The physical condition of this market is decreasing because the construction age is 43 years and is exacerbated by four fire incidents. Until finally, after the technical audit, this market is recommended to be built new in the same location.

The construction of Pasar Atas Bukittinggi requires a budget of Rp. 292.29 billion with the multi-year contract 2018-2019. The construction of the market for 495 calendar days and is targeted for completion on 27 December 2019.

The new Upper Bukit tinggi Market will carry the concept of green buildings that are in harmony with the Jam Gadang tourism object as a cultural area. The Bukittinggi City Government has demolished the Pasar Tinggi Bukit tinggi building to the foundation of the building and removed the debris from the remaining debris. Furthermore, in the construction of Pasar Atas Bukit tinggi, construction of market buildings, landscape works and parking areas will be carried out.

Not only did the signing of the Upper Bukit tinggi Market Development and Rehabilitation contract, on this occasion a contract was also signed for the construction of the Surakarta City Manahan Stadium, and the Johar Market of Semarang City. The implementation of this task is based on Presidential Regulation Number 64 of 2018.