Tollway to Indonesia's New Capital City 'Nusantara'

24 February 2023 03:46

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo personally oversaw the construction of the tollway which is set to connect the city of Balikpapan with Indonesia's new capital city Nusantara in East Kalimantan.

The Balikpapan tollway which will connect Indonesia's new capital city Nusantara is aimed to be completed by 2024. The Tollway will reduce travel time to the Nusantara from two hours to just 30 minutes.

In overseeing the construction President Widodo affirmed that three segments of the tollway is currently in the progress of construction.

President Widodo ensured that the previous issues regarding land acquisition are set to be solved and payments will be made this coming march.

The tollway to nusantara will be connected with the existing Balikpapan to Samarinda tollway.