New Capital City Toll Road Study
The government through the Ministry of National Development Planning / Bappenas has ensured that Kalimantan will be the location of a new capital city to replace DKI Jakarta. In fact, the relocation of the capital city is contained in the National Medium-Term Development Plan (RPJM) 2020-2024 revised edition of June 2019, the next study is infrastructure preparation.
The Head of the Toll Road Regulatory Agency (BPJT) of the Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Danang Parikesit said that they had planned to build a toll road for connectivity in the new capital city. PUPR Minister Basuki Hadimuljono stated, the construction of toll roads in the new capital will be carried out if necessary. The detailed design of the new capital infrastructure will be compiled after the location is determined.
Some studies related to this have been carried out, namely studies covering the area development plan, population, and areas that do require connectivity with toll roads. "If the connection area for existing functions using national roads is enough, that's all. So later it really depends on the Director General of Highways which will be built Toll, which one is not "he concluded. Also note, President Joko widodo will announce the exact location of the new capital this August, the president only mentions the new capital will move to Kalimantan.
Meanwhile, the allocation of funds needed by the government to launch the relocation of the capital city reached Rp.88.8 trillion. The source of funding for this project will come from the State Revenue and Expenditure Budget (APBN), State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs), and Private. The allocation of these funds seems only for the initial stage because the minister of public works and public housing, Basuki Hadimuljono once mentioned the amount of funds needed to move the capital to reach more than Rp. 400 Trillion.