Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Bali to Lobby Jakarta for Serangan-Tanjung Benoa Bridge
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Bali to Lobby Jakarta for Serangan-Tanjung Benoa Bridge

Local Legislators Want Toll Bridge to Be Built in South Bali Despite Limitations it Will Impose on Benoa Port Development.


Bali News: Bali, traffic congestion, STB, Serangan, Tanjung Benoa, Toll bridge
Click Image to Enlarge

(6/26/2010)

After the Bali Council (Dewan Bali) met recently with the Minister of Transportation, the hope was expressed that the governor of Bali would soon send a letter to the Central Government underlining the urgent need for a toll road connecting Serangan Island and Tanjung Benoa (STB). Radar Bali reports that the subject letter has yet to be dispatched.

Governor Made Mangku Pastika insists that time is needed to properly compose such a letter. In recent exchanges with Jakarta it was revealed that the central government's desire for a minimum clearance of 44 meters under the bridge way was at variance with Bali's plans to build a bridge with only 33 meters of clearance in order to avoid a structure with a height that would represent a hazard to aviation.

Explained the governor, "We have to formulate (the letter) first to avoid sending a flawed communication."

The chairman of Commission III of the Bali House of Representatives (DPRD-Bali), Agus Suradnyana, in an earlier announcement, stated that the purpose of the letter from the governor was to underline Bali's wishes for the lower clearance bridge at the entrance to the busy port of Benoa.

"In the Jakarta meeting it was clear, if Bali chooses the STB toll bridge, Benoa will be unable to handle cruise ships and other larger ships, for which the port at Tanah Ampo is being prepared. And automatically this will help spread out development away from the over developed south of the island." Explained Suradnyana.

It now remains for the governor to persuade Jakarta to allow Bali to go ahead with the toll bridge in order to reduce congested traffic conditions on the island.

Suradnyana's position was supported by the vice-chairman of the DPRD-Bali, Ketut Suwandhi who is urging the governor to quickly send a letter to the Minister of Transportation in order to pressure Jakarta to quickly approve the project.

Related Articles

[Bridge It No Go]

[Bali is Bursting at the Seams]

[The Left and Right Hand of Planning in Bali's South]

[A Bridge Going Nowhere]


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
A Devil’s Island on an Island in Paradise
Bali Press Report Exposes Inhumane Conditions at Bali’s Kerobokan Prison
(3/25/2017)
Cheap Flights Between Bali and Tokyo
AirAsiaX to Fly Four Times a Week Between Bali and Tokyo Starting May 24, 2017
(3/25/2017)
New Parking Tariff at Bali Airport Effective April 1, 2017
Effective April 1, 2017, the price to park vehicles at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport will increase.
(3/25/2017)
Bad Chemistry
Bali Police Set Up Network with Local Chemical Suppliers to Detect Suspicious Terrorist-Related Activities
(3/25/2017)
Communicating Success in Nusa Dua
Rosalyn Sayswang Heads Marketing Communication at St. Regis Bali Resort and The Laguna Bali
(3/25/2017)
To Reign Over Repast
The Laguna Welcomes Gunnar Kuchenbecker As Director Of Food & Beverage
(3/25/2017)
North-South Toll Road for Bali a Non-Starter?
Public Works Minister Discounts Need for a North-South Toll Road for Bali
(3/25/2017)
Promising to be ‘Bigly’ Obedient
Billionaire Owner of Planned Donald Trump Development in Bali Promises to Respect Local Culture and Rules
(3/25/2017)
Counting the Cracks
Bali Officials Count the Damage from March 22, 2017 Earthquake
(3/24/2017)
The Tip of the Tipping Iceberg?
Two Jembrana Regency Officials Apprehended for Accepting Illegal Payments at Gilimanuk Ferry Port
(3/24/2017)
Bali Named the Best, Again
Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice Award 2017 Names Bali the World’s Best Destination
(3/24/2017)
Four-Day Search Ends
New Zealand Drowning Victim’s Body Found by Local Fishermen
(3/24/2017)
All [News]!