Jakarta, IDN Times – Formula E circuit construction using bamboo material, to be precise in the lower layer. Deputy Governor of DKI Jakarta Ahmad Riza Patria said that the use of bamboo in building construction is something commonplace.
“That’s common in civil engineering, yes,” Riza told reporters, Friday (11/3/2022).
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1. Only use bamboo at certain points
Furthermore, he explained, the use of bamboo is only at certain points. Not throughout the circuit. So, this can be unique.
“Not all use bamboo, it’s only at certain points,” he said.
2. More effective and efficient
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Meanwhile, one of the other considerations when using bamboo for construction is efficiency and effectiveness.
Previously, Commission E of the DKI Jakarta DPRD, Abdul Aziz, said that asphalt material had been applied in the construction of toll roads in the country.
“(The use of bamboo) is more efficient and effective. Also environmental considerations,” he said.
3. Experienced contractor
In addition, the circuit contractor, PT Jaya Konstruksi Manggala Pratama Tbk, is said to have experience in building toll roads and other infrastructure.
“I believe what they did was best practice which is usually done without compromising the quality of the product,” he said some time ago.
Currently, the circuit construction progress has reached 52 percent. If there are no significant obstacles, the Formula E circuit is targeted for completion in early April 2022.
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