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Jakarta Post

Jasa Marga sets sights on 27-kilometer Padang toll road

  • Raras Cahyafitri

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, April 17 2012   /  10:00 am

State toll-road operator and developer PT Jasa Marga (JSMR) aims to secure a toll road project in Sumatra this year that might require a Rp 1.3 trillion (US$141.7 million) investment, according to a senior company executive.

Jasa Marga president director Adityawarman said on Monday that the toll road may span about 27 kilometers connecting the provincial capital of West Sumatra to Sicincin district as part of the government’s Master Plan for the Acceleration and Expansion of Indonesian Economic Growth (MP3EI).

Several toll road projects are planned for Sumatra to support the plan to make Indonesia one of the world’s top-10 economies by 2025.

They include a 35-kilometer toll road connecting Kuala Namu and Tebing Tinggi in North Sumatra, a 50-kilometer road from Tebing Tinggi to Sei Mangkei and a 15.8-kilometer connection from Medan to Binjai.

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