BANDUNG-The Cieunyi-Garut-Tasikmalaya (Cigatas) highway development plan continues intensively between the West Java Provincial Government together with the Central Government.
Governor Daily Implementer of West Java Mochamad Iriawan said that his side has been in talks with the Ministry of Public Works and People's Housing (PUPR) regarding the plan to build a Toll road connecting Cieunyi-Garut-Tasikmalaya.
"We have discussed, yesterday PUPR Minister met me in Bandung to be able to do the maximum development," he said in an event in Tasikmalaya City, Thursday (19/07).
According to Iriawan, the Cigatas toll road construction plan has entered the feasibility test phase and is expected to be built in 2019.
"This FS has been made, feasibility study is Insha Allah maybe in next year we will start, but we are waiting for the central government because the budget is big enough," he said.
According to Iriawan, because the natural contours of the mountains, the development of Cigatas Toll is quite specific unlike the construction of tolls in the area of ? West Java that already existed.
"The Cigatas toll is more specific, unlike the Tol at the Pantura, the road is straight and the plain is low, here there are hills, mountains, rivers and so on, so that later the reference is like Cisumdawu Toll," he said.
Iriawan said, in the construction of this Cigatas Toll will be there are two typical tunnel with a length of up to 500 meters and a number of bridges are also quite long and high.
"Toll Cigatas this later there are 2 tunnels that are unique, where only this time Indonesia has a Toll with a long tunnel and enter Tasik will also be a lot of bridges," he explained. (Parno)