Ciliwung River will Be Installed with Sheet Pile

Rabu, 17 September 2014 15:20 Nurito 3548

(Foto: - Beritajakarta.id)

Post-demolishment towards 18 shophouses at Jalan Jatinegara Barat, Kampung Pulo, Jatinegara, East Jakarta, the Public Works Ministry's Ciliwung-Cisadane Flood Control Office (BBWSCC) began to dredge the Ciliwung River. As the initial phase, the sheet piles and river stone walls (bronjong) will be installed on the side of the riverbank.

Perhaps, it will take about 1-2 months and then continued with sheet piles and river stone walls installation. Afterwards, we will do physical construction

As quoted by beritajakarta.com, tens of sheet piles are stacked up on the ex-shop house's land which has been demolished. Four heavy equipments also still seen lying in such area.

Head of Public Relation for Public Works Ministry's BBWSCC explained his party is currently conducting mapping for sheet pile installation areas. "Perhaps, it will take about 1-2 months and then continued with sheet piles and river stone walls installation. Afterwards, we will do physical construction," he expressed, Tuesday (9/16).

He stated, river stone walls is planned to be installed at the bridge of Jalan TB Simatupang, Condet or other areas that have courtyard and garden. As for the sheet piles, will be focused in Manggarai until Kampung Melayu which is a densely populated area.

Such project is targeted to finish in 2016. Later on, Ciliwung River's wide would have 50 meters and then continued with inspection roads construction as wide as 7.5 meters on the left and right sides of the river.