The Jatinegara Sub-district Water Resources (SDA) Task Force has completed the construction of a crossing channel on Jalan DI Panjaitan Cipinang Besar Selatan, Jatinegara, East Jakarta, on Monday (10/12).
" It is done to anticipate flooding"
Jatinegara Sub-district SDA Task Force Coordinator Tamrizal said as many as 15 personnel were involved to build the channel as long as 100 meters with 3 meters width and 4 meters depth.
"It is done to anticipate flooding," he expressed.
He explained the channel connected the channel under Jalan DI Panjaitan to the Cipinang River.
On the upstream side or across the crossing, in Rawa Bunga Urban Village area, a 3x4-meter pond had been built with four meters depth that was conducted by the Becakayu Toll Road contractor.
"The main construction is completed already and only the finishing stage remains," he stated.