Indonesian infrastructure repairs benefit from Japan input

A Japanese loan will help with Indonesian road repairs.
Finance & Funding / February 10, 2020 45 seconds Read
By MJ Woof
Road repairs are being carried out to Tsunami damaged links in Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi Province – image courtesy of © Maxim Grebeshkov, Dreamstime.com

A loan from Japan is helping repair damaged infrastructure in Indonesia. This will be used to restore infrastructure that was caused by the tsunami and earthquake that hit Central Sulawesi Province in September 2018. The US$246.2 million loan will help to pay for repairs to bridges, roads and other infrastructure damaged in the devastation caused by the earthquake and tsunami.

Meanwhile, construction activity is underway for the second stretch of the new toll road link connecting Semarang with Demak. This stretch is between Sayung and Demak and should be complete by 2021. However work to the first stretch of the route, between Semarang and Sayung, is being delayed due to complications caused by the lengthy land acquisition process. This more complex stretch of the route will also features a sea wall as well as a sea crossing. In all the new road will be 27km long once complete and the project is being carried out under the PPP model by a consortium.