Monday, 28 July 2008

Trans-Kalimantan to be connected to Borneo Highway by 2009

Ministry of Public Works targets that the international Pan Borneo Highway to be connected to the trans-Kalimantan road at the end of 2009.
Director General of highway construction and maintenance at the Department of Public Works Hermanto Dardak said the connection between the trans-Kalimantan and Malaysia and Brunei was part of the sub-regional agreement between Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and the East Asia Growth Area (BIMP EAGA).
The Department of Public Works previously signed a contract on the construction of 3,200 km long trans-Kalimantan road, which is targeted to start operation by the end of 2009. The trans-Kalimantan road will be connected to Kuching (Malaysia) and Brunei.
(Bisnis Indonesia, p. 5)

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