Tuesday, the government announced plans to build a toll road in Bali connecting
Nusa Dua airport with the rest of the island.
have agreed to build the Sarangan - Nusa Dua toll road, spanning 11.5
kilometers, in Bali," State-Owned Enterprises Minister Mustafa Abubakar said
Tuesday after meeting Coordinating Economic Minister Hatta Rajasa.
toll road will not curve but cut from the airport to Benoa. It will also cut from
the airport to Sarangan," he added.
state-owned enterprises, PT Jasa Marga, PT Pelindo III, PT Angkasa Pura, and
the Bali Tourism Development Board, would form a consortium that would oversee
the construction of the road.
four state-owned enterprises will work together to manage [the construction of]
the toll road so it won't be necessary to use the state budget [APBN]. All
funds, amounting to Rp 1.4 trillion to Rp 1.6 trillion, will come from the
state-owned enterprises,” Mustafa said.
added that the construction would begin in January, and has been targeted for
completion by May 2013.
hope this road will be complete before the APEC Summit in Bali in 2013,"