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Hutama expects to start Trans Sumatra highway project this year

  • Nurfika Osman

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, March 6 2013   /  10:53 am
The road ahead: A motorists drives along a highway in Payakumbuh, Limapuluh Kota, West Sumatra, in this archive photo. State-owned construction firm PT Hutama Karya plans to start construction of a trans Sumatra toll road, connecting Lampung to Aceh, this year. (Antara/Maril Gafur)(Antara/Maril Gafur)

The road ahead: A motorists drives along a highway in Payakumbuh, Limapuluh Kota, West Sumatra, in this archive photo. State-owned construction firm PT Hutama Karya plans to start construction of a trans Sumatra toll road, connecting Lampung to Aceh, this year. (Antara/Maril Gafur)State-run construction company Hutama Karya this year expects to begin the development of a 2,700 kilometers toll road project linking Bakahuni Port in Lampung to Banda Aceh in Nanggroe Aceh province as part of the company’s toll road business expansion.

Corporate secretary Ary Widiyantoro said the company was still waiting for the government regulation on the official appointment to carry out the Trans Sumatra toll road project, which is estimated to cost about Rp 351 trillion (US$36.15 billion) to build.

“The regulation is being finalized right now. We expect to start on one out of five sect...