Jalan Raya Karang Anyar located near Mangga Besar Station, Central Jakarta is being elevated. It is done to make the road become higher than the channel.
Sawah Besar Bina Marga Unit Head, Herry mentioned, this 6-meter wide road will be elevated along 50 meters using more than 2 tons of hot mix asphalt. His side deploys 6 personnel to do this construction work.
"We will add its height around 6 centimeters to minimize inundation on the road. Thus rain water can flow directly to the channel," he stated, Monday (3/18).
Hanny (38), commuter line passenger who lives in Cakung, East Jakarta explained that Jalan Raya Karang Anyar in front of Mangga Besar Station is often inundated when heavy rain falls.
"I hope there is no inundation after this road is elevated," she expressed.
Source: Berita Jakarta