BOGOR CITY– Since the beginning of the construction in July 2016, finally the Pavement around Bogor Botanical Garden (KRB) has inaugurated by the Vice of Provincial Governor or Bima Arya on Sunday (15/1/2017). During the inauguration, all of head of Muspida of Urban District of Bogor and all of Head of SOTK attended that event.
The pavement that has 4.2 km length and varieties of width has been built to facilitate many pedestrians and decrease the number of private vehicles that passed the Palace – Bogor Botanical Garden. The Vice of Provincial Governor or Bima Arya and Regional Secretary or Sarip Hidayat emphasized that the facility for pedestrians in Bogor was different with any other cities.
“There’s only in Bogor that has pavement with Palace and Bogor Botanical Garden as the view. While, I went for jogging or walking around, I met many people from many regions who are curious with this facility since they usually got the information from their relatives and family,” Bima said.
The Regional Secretary of Bogor Urban District or Ade Sarip Hidayat also stated that the facility for pedestrians in Bogor was amazing. “I think there are no other cities which have this facility just like in Bogor. The pavement that has Palace and Bogor Botanical Garden as the view and also there are so many trees,” he revealed.
The construction of the pavement around KRB has cost around IDR 32 million with several different places to be done. The first place is at Pajajaran Street for 348 m as the length with 7 m as the width. The next place is at Jalak Harupat Street for 1,040 m as the length and 5 m as the width. The next place is at Ir. H. Juanda Street for 1,680 m as the length and 2.5 m as the width. The last place is at Otista Street for 700 m as the length and 7 m as the width for the main road and 2.5 m for the sub-road.
After being inaugurated, now all of citizens whether from Bogor Urban District and from the outside can enjoy it such as for jogging or walking around at the Palace and Bogor Botanical Garden. Not only in the middle of the day, but also in evening this facility can be enjoyed after there are advance Lighting of General Road (PJU). Furthermore, this pavement is completed with special road for people who use bicycle and disability.