Thursday, 12 December 2019 | 21:42 WIB

Jasa Marga: Pandaan-Malang Toll Road to be Operable by Early May

Jasa Marga: Pandaan-Malang Toll Road to be Operable by Early May (jasamarga)

PANDAAN, NETRALNEWS.COM - State-owned toll road operator PT Jasa Marga Tbk (IDX:JSMR), through its subsidiary PT Jasa Marga Pandaan Malang (JPM), is ready to operate the toll road section 1-3 of the Pandaan-Malang section for 30 kilometers (Km) no later than the beginning of May this year.

"At the latest, at the beginning of May, 1-3 operations have been carried out. Thank you all, with section 4, which is now completing construction," said Jasa Marga Managing Director Desi Arryani, answering the press after opening the Pandaan-Malang Toll Road Festival in Pandaan on Saturday ( 3/23/2019).

The fourth time the Toll Road Festival held by the BUMN Toll Road is one of the socialization activities before a toll road segment is operated.

The festival this time was carried out around the Singosari Toll Gate on the Pandaan-Malang Toll Road section which was filled with 15 km of relaxing bicycles and a five km leisurely walk with a total of almost 7 thousand participants.

According to Desi, the submission process for the toll road operation acceptance test is being prepared to be submitted to the related parties.

Especially for section 5 there are archaeological sites and next week it will be decided with the related parties, the Ministry of PUPR and others.

"So, this site is at the end, in the last three kilometers. Surely we expect to be preserved. In fact, section 5 can be a destination," said Desi.

Another Toll Road Business Entity

Secretary General of the Ministry of PUPR Anita Firmanti Eko Susetyowati on the occasion said that she would recommend the toll road festival to be followed by other Toll Road Business Entity (BUJT).

"This is positive as a form of socialization, what we are doing. We recommend that other BUJTs also participate," said Anita.

Anita also ensures the involvement of various culinary and small and medium-sized businesses around the toll road, at the event will be given the opportunity to occupy the toll road rest area.

"This is what we encourage, so that they can feel the economic impact of the existence of this toll road," he said.

Pandaan-Malang Toll Road has a length of 37.62 km and a total investment of IDR 5.97 trillion.

As an operator, PT JPM, its shares are owned by PT Jasa Marga (Persero) Tbk 60 percent, PT Pembangunan Perumahan (Persero) Tbk 35 percent and PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur (Persero) 5 percent.