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Jakarta Post

Jokowi praises curved LRT overpass, as well as its female designer

  • A. Muh. Ibnu Aqil
    A. Muh. Ibnu Aqil

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, November 16, 2019   /  01:19 pm
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A curved overpass for the Greater Jakarta LRT is under construction in Kuningan, South Jakarta.(Courtesy of LRT Jabodebek/-)

The Greater Jakarta LRT or LRT Jabodebek's curved section in Kuningan, South Jakarta, has not only received two awards from the Indonesian World Records Museum (MURI) but also praise from President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo. The President tweeted a picture of the complete section on Thursday morning with a caption reading “One of the hardest construction parts of the Greater Jakarta LRT, the 148-meter curved overpass, has been [completed] above the Kuningan overpass in South Jakarta. “Congratulations to Adhi Karya. Congratulations as well to the designer, Arvila Delitriana, an engineer from [the Bandung Institute of Technology],” the President tweeted in a posting that had garnered more than 4,000 retweets and 22,000 likes by Friday morning. The section was unveiled on Monday, with ministers such as Coordinating Maritime Affairs and Investment Minist...