Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Barelang Bridges In Batam ~ ABOUT OF INDONESIA

Barelang is the abbreviation of Batam, Rempang, and Galang; Barelang Bridge (Jembatan Barelang) in the area or rather in the Riau Islands of Batam, Indonesia. This bridge across the South China Sea and connecting about some islands in Batam area. 

Name of islands connected by Barelang Bridge are : Batam, Tonton, Nipah, Setokok, Rempang, Galang and Galang Baru (New Galang). Three large islands, namely: Batam, Rempang, and Galang eccentric and later became the name of the bridge. Previously, the bridge known as the Bridge of Habibie, because of construction at the initiative of Prof. B.J. Habibie, during he has the authority to fix the island of Batam. Overall length of the Barelang Bridge approximately: 2264 meters.

Barelang Bridge was built in 1992 for about 6 years, and completed in 1998. Barelang bridge construction cost an estimated Rp. 400 Billion, with construction of the Otorita Batam development budget. Barelang Bridge was built as much as 6 parts. and every section connects two islands; details are as follows (ordered from Batam Island):

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Barelang Bridges In Batam ~ ABOUT OF INDONESIA

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