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Supporting National Strategic Projects, Waskita Precast Builds KLBM Toll Roads

Jakarta, September 7th 2020. PT Waskita Beton Precast Tbk (WSBP) want to contribute and be committed to supporting the Government`s National Strategic Projects, namely through equitable and comprehensive infrastructure development in Indonesia. One of the ways is by building the Krian-Legundi-Bunder-Manyar (KLBM) Toll Road.

This toll road infrastructure development is aimed at facilitating and accelerating the process of access to transportation, the process of sending logistics from one area to another, and increasing the capacity of the road network. The need for road infrastructure is expected to increase efficiency and economic growth.

Marketing Director PT Waskita Beton Precast Tbk, Agus Wantoro, stated that the KLBM toll road project is one of the Government`s National Projects to accelerate transportation access and shorten logistical delivery times which have been constrained by vehicle congestion in the Legundi area, Gresik.

"The construction of the KLBM Toll Road is also a link for the toll roads in the vicinity. In addition, KLBM will support entry and exit to industrial areas in the Sidoarjo and Gresik areas, which will be integrated with the development of the Gresik port area," said Mr. Agus Wantoro.

The KLBM Toll Road stretches 38.3 km from Sidoarjo Regency to Gresik Regency, the project work is divided into 4 sections, namely sections 1-4. for section 1, the work is carried out by PT Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk then Sections 2-4 along 18.6 Km are carried out by WSBP. In this case, WSBP acts as a product supplier as well as a contractor with a contract value in accordance with the addendum of around Rp. 3.89 trillion.

"The work progress of section 2-3 has been completed on August 31, 2020," he said. In the manufacturing process, the company made an innovation in the process of implementing non-standard girder erection work, namely the wing stiffener, which functions as a non-standard girder stiffener, especially those with a length of 50.8 m to reduce / eliminate lateral moments when lifting erection time, so that safety is guaranteed. The products used are ready mix, spunpile, full slab, and PC-I girder.