/Homecoming for Lebaran 2023, Minister Basuki: Solo-Klaten Toll Road Opened 6 Km

Homecoming for Lebaran 2023, Minister Basuki: Solo-Klaten Toll Road Opened 6 Km

Solo, Central Java, ABIM (5/4/2023)  – Basuki Hadimuljono, Minister of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR), reviewed the Solo-Yogyakarta Toll Road construction site on Monday (3/4). This working visit was carried out to ensure that Section 1.1 Solo – Klaten (22.30 km) was operationally ready for the 2023 Eid homecoming.

PUPR Minister Basuki Hadimuljono said the construction of the toll road would improve connectivity between the Special Region of Yogyakarta (DIY) and Central Java Provinces.
“The Solo-Yogyakarta-NYIA Kulonprogo Toll Road will be connected with the Yogyakarta-Bawen Toll Road and the Semarang-Solo Toll Road, forming a golden triangle that will strengthen the economy and regional connections, particularly in Jogja, Solo, and Semarang (Joglosemar),” Minister Basuki said.

Section 1.1 Solo – Klaten will be operational for 6 km in order to assist the efficient flow of Eid homecoming in 2023. “It’s great, but keep in mind that there are criteria and technical standards for constructing toll roads. Please modify it so that it does not harm the environment “Minister Basuki stated.

Minister Basuki further emphasized the importance of tidiness and security. “Work must be tidy and not messy. “Make sure the toll roads are safe and functional,” Minister Basuki added.
Director General of Bina Marga Hedy Rahadian stated that the Solo – Yogyakarta – NYIA Kulonprogo Toll Road was built gradually, section by section (sections 1, 2 and 3).
“This is done to avoid traffic congestion in and out of the toll road in the Purwomartani area and to facilitate traffic flow in and out of Yogyakarta via the Yogyakarta – Bawen Toll Road, which will also be connected to this toll road,” Hedy explained.

The PUPR Ministry collaborated with the Toll Road Business Entity (BUJT) PT Jogjasolo Marga Makmur to build the Solo – Yogyakarta – NYIA Kulonprogo Toll Road, which has a total length of 96.57 km. Section 1 Kartasura – Purwomartani is 42.38 km long and is separated into two sections: Solo – Klaten (22.30 km) and Klaten – Purwomartani (22.30 km) (20.08 km).

“Now, the construction progress of Section 1.1 has reached 50.15%, so that it can be functional for 6 km during the 2023 Eid homecoming, consisting of 4 km of rigid construction and 2 km of lean concrete,” Hedy explained.

unctional Section 1.1 for Eid homecoming is expected to use one route and two lanes for class I vehicles, with lane usage times ranging from 07.00 to 17.00 WIB or as determined by Korlantas arrangements. The Colomadu Toll Exit (Sta. 0+600), the Sawit Exit (Sta. 6+100), and the Bangak traffic light all have Eid Lane Security Posts.

Then, along 23.43 kilometers, Section II Purwomartani – Gamping is divided into two parts: Part 2.1 Purwomartani – Monjali (9.43 km) and Part 2.2 Monjali – Gamping (14 km), all of which are scheduled to be finished in 2025. The construction of Purwomartani to Maguwoharjo (3.63 km) and Trihanggo to Sleman Junction (3.25 km) is scheduled to be finished in 2024.

Furthermore, for Section III Gamping – Purworejo along 30.77 Km is divided into Part 3.1 Gamping – Wates (17.45 Km) and Part 3.2 Wates – Purworejo (13.32 Km). Currently, Sections II and III are still in the physical work preparation stage with a target of completion in the fourth quarter of 2025.

Minister Basuki was accompanied by Expert Staff to the Minister for Technology, Industry, and Environment Endra S. Atmawidjaja, Danang Parikesit, Head of the Central Java National Road Implementation Center – DIY Wida Nurfaida, and Maryadi Utama, Head of the Bengawan Solo River Region Center.(ABIM)