The Batang-Semarang toll road is ready to be crossed by travelers
June 11, 2018
HILDA B ALEXANDER Kompas.com - 04/06/2018, 06:00 WIB Road conditions on the Batang-Semarang toll road, Central Java, Sunday (06/06/2018).
The construction of the toll road has reached 95 percent and is estimated to be used functionally in the homecoming and behind Lebaran 2018.
(MAULANA MAHARDHIKA) SEMARANG, KOMPAS.com - Significant developments are seen in the construction work of the Batang-Semarang Toll Road which connects Batang Regency, Kendal Regency, and Semarang City, Central Java. This is particularly the case with the physical road, which is mostly 75 kilometers long, in the form of rigid pavements, while the rest is still in the form of lean concrete or working floors with a thickness of 10 centimeters. Also read: Jasa Marga Optimistic 2018 Homecoming Is Better Than Last Year PT Jasamarga Semarang Batang President Director (JSB) Arie Irianto confirmed the readiness of the toll road that he handled during the homecoming and behind Lebaran 2018. "It can be used functionally. Except for the Kalikuto Bridge We are currently working on it and will be completed on D-2 Lebaran, "Arie told Trans Java Compass.com Team on Sunday (06/06/2018).
According to the plan, this toll road will be opened functionally since H-10 Lebaran for 24 hours. To support convenience, JSB will install lighting lamps and tolo-to facilitate road users when driving at night. Road conditions on the Batang-Semarang toll road, Central Java, Sunday (06/06/2018).
The construction of the toll road has reached 95 percent and is estimated to be used functionally in the homecoming and behind Lebaran 2018. (MAULANA MAHARDHIKA) In addition, eight temporary resting places and parking bays will also be established. Four of them are in the form of temporary IT to be built at Sta. 389 + 850 and Sta. 418 + 200 Line B, as well as, Sta. 407 + 900 and Sta. 420 + 400 Line A. The fourth parking bay will be located on Line B, namely at Sta. 381 + 100, Sta. 401 + 600, Sta. 436 + 700 and Sta. 442,600. In the records of the Trans Java Kompas.com Merapah Team, the length of the road that has been covered by rigid pavement has reached 57 kilometers when it is used later. Arie admitted that in some points there were still those that had not been connected because the land needed was not yet free. But overall, the area of land that has been acquired has reached 90.84 percent or 8,229 fields out of the total requirement of 8,328 fields. The condition of the Kali Kuto bridge construction on the Batang-Semarang Toll Road Project, Central Java, Sunday (06/06/2018).
The bridge is the first steel arching bridge in Indonesia, which is assembled at the work site. (MAULANA MAHARDHIKA) One of the important elements of this toll road is the Kalikuto Bridge. The 100-meter bridge will become the icon of the Batang-Semarang Toll Road. At present, the bridge construction work has reached 70 percent. According to Arie, this curved type bridge is divided into 12 segments. Each of the six segments is constructed upwards, before finally being pulled together. "You have to be precise, if you don't precision, you can't find it later. This is actually the twin of the Holtekamp Bridge. But if the Holtekamp is assembled (in the factory) it will be placed in a ship. If it's not, it's actually installed in the field," Arie explained. Aerial photograph of the construction of the Kuto Kali bridge in the Batang-Semarang Toll Road segment, Central Java, Sunday (06/06/2018).
The Kali Kuto Bridge is targeted to be used on the H-2 Eid and is the first steel arching bridge in Indonesia, which is assembled at the work site. (KOMPAS.com/GARRY ANDREW LOTULUNG) To note the weight of this bridge is 2,400 tons with red arches and white hanger . "There is national pride here, because it can also be called the Red and White Bridge," Arie said. Homecoming Scenario The homecoming scenario prepared by JSB is a homecoming vehicle directed to flow from west to east through the Trunk and then exit Grinsing. Why exit Grinsing, because the new Kalikuto Bridge will function at the usage level and safety road at D-2 Lebaran. Heavy equipment crossed the Batang-Semarang toll road project, Central Java, on Sunday (06/06/2018).
The construction of the toll road has reached 95 percent and is estimated to be functionally used in the homecoming and behind Lebaran 2018. (MAULANA MAHARDHIKA) After leaving Grinsing towards the North Java Coast Line (Pantura), travelers can enter again through SS Weleri and then cross the toll road to Krapyak, Semarang. With such preparation, Arie said, it is expected that the homecoming vehicle will flow smoothly from west to east.