Rehabilitation of the West Sulawesi Governor's Office, Abipraya Ensures Timely Construction

23 September 2022

Jakarta, 23 September 2022 - After the 6.2 magnitude earthquake that rocked Mamuju and Majene, West Sulawesi in January 2021, many government buildings, facilities and public housing collapsed and were damaged. The West Sulawesi Governor's Office is one of the buildings damaged by the disaster and is currently being rebuilt by PT Brantas Abipraya (Persero). Ensuring the construction runs smoothly, the President Commissioner of Brantas Abipraya, Haryadi, came to inspect the rehabilitation and reconstruction project for the West Sulawesi Building (22/9).


"It was officially built marked by the groundbreaking on September 1, we make sure that Brantas Abipraya can meet the target of complete work faster, better, cheaper, safer for giving the best," said Haryadi, President Commissioner of Brantas Abipraya.


Haryadi added that in the implementation of the construction of the West Sulawesi Governor's Office, the scope of work of Brantas Abipraya included structural work, architectural work, as well as Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) work, as well as landscape work, namely planting elephant grass, rural pavements, bicycle pergolas, IPAL systems, and powerhouse work. Built with an implementation period of 390 calendar days and 180 calendar days of maintenance, the Governor's Office will be made on three floors later.


Built on an area of ​​12,5001 square meters (m2), this building has a total building area of ​​9,683 m2 with a 1st floor area of ​​2,663 m2; the 2nd and 3rd floors are 2,557 m2, and the roof floor area is 1,869 m2.


As additional information, the earthquake in Mamuju that occurred last year was centered six kilometers northeast of Majene Regency 2.98 latitude-118.94 east longitude at a depth of 10 kilometers. Aftershocks with a magnitude of 6.2 occurred again and tremors were felt in Mamuju, Makassar and Palu, causing a number of buildings to be damaged, including Mamuju Hospital, West Sulawesi Governor's Office and Mamuju Hospital. This earthquake also caused landslides at 3 points along the Majene-Mamuju axis road, so that road access was cut off.


In addition to rehabilitating buildings, the emergency response actions taken by Brantas Abipraya after the earthquake to revive West Sulawesi included deploying heavy equipment to dismantle the ruins of houses and buildings, piles of concrete and iron.


“This is proof of Brantas Abipraya's commitment to always being there for the country, rebuilding Mamuju and Majene to restore infrastructure after the earthquake. We will speed up the completion of the construction so that the benefits can be immediately felt and can support productivity and the economy in West Sulawesi,” concluded Haryadi.