Brantas Abipraya Builds Toll Road Connecting South Sumatra and Jambi
23 May 2023
Jakarta, 23 May 2023 - PT Brantas Abipraya (Persero) is serious about showing its active role in building toll and non-toll road infrastructure in Indonesia. This was demonstrated by the achievement of a new contract which was marked by the contract signing process for the construction of the Bayung Lencir - Tempino Toll Road Sections 1 and 3 of Jambi Province (17/5). In the process, Brantas Abipraya will focus on working on Section 3 with two other State-Owned Enterprises (BUMN).
"Yes, with the experience of working on the toll road that Brantas Abipraya has built, this led to our election to accept the mandate of the Ministry of PUPR (Public Works and Public Housing) in the construction of the Bayung Lencir - Tempino Toll Road. We will ensure that this project will be completed on time, on cost with superior quality and quality, and of course without forgetting the strict application of OHS and neatness, aesthetics," said Sugeng Rochadi, Main Director of Brantas Abipraya.
With a contract value of IDR 2.759 trillion, Section 3 of the Bayung Lencir – Tempino Toll Road has a length of 15.470 kilometers (km). The toll road, which was built with funding from the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year State Budget (TA), is targeted to be completed in 2024. Will be a liaison between South Sumatra Province (Sumsel) and Jambi Province, the Bayung Lencir-Tempino Toll Road is part of the Betung-Tempino Toll Road - Jambi with a length of 169.9 km.
It will be the first toll road that crosses Jambi Province, with the work on this project, toll roads in Sumatra will be connected from Lampung to Aceh more and more visible. Sugeng added, after signing the contract, a ground breaking would be followed. The support for the project portion in Section 3, Brantas Abipraya is 15%. In more detail, this toll road project includes excavation and fill work, structural work (interchange, overpass, box culvert), pile slab work, and road pavement. This toll road will also be supported by a number of facilities including one interchange, and designed with 2x2 lanes with a maximum design speed of 80 km/hour.
"As a contractor, Brantas Abipraya is optimistic that it will complete the construction of this toll road on time, for 12 months, and this commitment is a manifestation of Brantas Abipraya's seriousness in supporting Indonesia's infrastructure," concluded Sugeng.