Fri, 22 Sep 2000

Jl. Jatibaru closed to traffic

JAKARTA (JP): Due to the construction work in progress, Jl.Kebon Jati in the busy Tanah Abang area in Central Jakarta would be closed to traffic for about three months starting from Thursday.

City Land Transportation Agency head Buyung Atang said on Thursday that the closure would be effective until Dec. 15.

All traffic, including city buses and taxis, heading to the area would be redirected.

Motorists traveling on Jl. Jatibaru and heading toward the Tanah Abang market or bus terminal are advised to take the U-turn under the flyover next to the Tanah Abang railway station or take the flyover.

Private cars traveling along Jl. K.S. Tubun would have to turn into Jl. Jatibaru or use the road passing the Tanah Abang railway station.(lup)