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Jakarta Post

Pancoran flyover closes through Oct. 13 for LRT construction

  • News Desk

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, October 8, 2018   /   01:07 pm
Pancoran flyover closes through Oct. 13 for LRT construction A worker passes by a U-shaped skeleton at a precast concrete factory in Pancoran, South Jakarta. The Pancoran flyover is closed from Oct. 6 through Oct. 13 to install the frame for the Cawang-Dukuh Atas corridor of the LRT railway project. (Antara/Galih Pradipta)

The Jakarta Transportation Agency has closed the Pancoran flyover in South Jakarta from Saturday through Oct. 13 for the LRT infrastructure development project.

A U-shaped skeleton and pier head for the LRT's Cawang-Dukuh Atas corridor is currently being installed along the southern section of Jl. Gatot Subroto in front of the Smesco building.

“We are closing the southern and western sections of the Pancoran flyover, the U-turn that heads west and the main stretch heading to Kuningan,” said the agency’s acting head, Sigit Widjatmoko, as quoted by on Monday.

The agency was also diverting traffic to ease congestion in the area, and advised vehicles from Cawang, Kalibata and Tebet heading to Kuningan to use Jl. Supomo, Jl. Casablanca and Jl. HR Rasuna Said, or through Jl. Pasar Minggu and Jl. Duren Tiga Raya, excepting cars entering the the toll road via the Tebet 1 tollgate.

The West Pancoran Transjakarta busway shelter had also temporarily ceased its services due to the closure.

“We call on the motorists to adjust [their routes] according to the traffic diversion, obey the road signs and directions from our officers,” said Sigit. (vla)