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Indonesia’s government has set an impressive 2018 budget of some US$30.72 billion to develop infrastructure in the country. The funding will be split between the Ministry of Public Housing and Works, the Ministry of Transportation and for the special allocation fund. The Indonesian Government is aiming to boost economic growth during 2018 through its infrastructure development programme. Indonesia’s Ministry of Public Works and Housing has already stated plans to construct 856km of new roads. Also included in the programme from the Ministry of Public Works and Housing will be maintenance and improvements to the country’s 46,000km national road network as well as construction work for 25km of toll roads and the building of 7.86 of new bridges in total.