Tambunan, Efendy (2010) PROBLEM AND SOLUTION OF ROADWAY AT REMOTE AREA IN EAST KALIMANTAN. Konferensi Nasional Teknik Sipil 4 (KoNTekS 4) Sanur-Bali, 2-3 Juni 2010.

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Busang is a sub district of Kutai Timur Regency in East Kalimantan. Busang locates on N 000 49’ 35’’ and E 1160 33’ 13’’, approximately 225 km north of the coastal city of Samarinda, and its area is about 3.722,16 km². Access to Busang area is through roadway or waterway. The problem is the roadway to Busang area don’t have the permanent road. All roadways were built by many companies such as forestry-industry-based, logging-based, and palm plantation companies. The lack of infrastructure particularly roadway is disadvantage. The roadway was built with the coral material. In the rainy season, the surface of road changed becomes a heavy mud in many locations. At these locations, many vehicles cannot pass due to the depth of the heavy mud on the road is about 1 meter. Up to present, roadway is used as media for carrying goods and passengers from Samarinda to Busang and waterway is used for carrying fuel oil. Based on the direct observation and the structured interview on many people who use the private-light vehicle and motorcycle, the result of research will be showed in the following data. The travel time by light vehicle and motorcycle from Samarinda to Busang area is about 7 hours. The transport cost of goods is IDR 867 per kg and by light vehicle is IDR 325.000 per passenger and by motorcycle is IDR IDR 40,000 per trip. Accessibility, mobility and efficiency of transportation to Busang area can be increased by building the new permanent roadway based on the standard road. In addition to building the new permanent road, making a periodic maintenance, monitoring the use of this new roadway in order to prevent a truck that use this new road where its tonnage is more than the road carry. Keywords: roadway, remote area, Busang area, East Kalimantan, travel cost

Item Type: Article
Subjects: TECHNOLOGY > Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > Transportation engineering
Depositing User: Ms Mentari Simanjuntak
Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2020 04:16
Last Modified: 02 Sep 2020 04:16

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