Traffic jams (traffic) occurred at Km 47 of the Jakarta Cikampek (Japek) Toll Road on the second day of Eid, tonight. To relieve congestion, contraflow starting from Km 47 Japek Toll Road to Km 86 Cikopo Palimanan (Cipali) Toll Road is temporarily closed.
“Karawang Barat KM 47 – Karangmukti KM 86 (Cipali Toll Road) is Temporarily CLOSED to reduce congestion,” wrote Jasa Marga on its official Twitter account, @PTJASAMARGA, at 01.36 WIB, Tuesday (3/5/2022).
>>Update on May 3, 2022 at 10.00 WIB: Jasa Marga through its official Twitter account stated that there was a correction in the previous tweet. Jasa Marga stated that what was closed was contraflow. “We convey the correction that what is meant by temporary closure is the Contraflow Lane from West Karawang KM 47 – Karang Mukti KM 86, sorry for the previous editorial error,” said Jasa Marga on its official Twitter account, Tuesday (3/5/2022) at 09.35 WIB. The title and part of the news are then adjusted
Prior to being temporarily closed, the toll road section has also applied contra flow. The traffic engineering is known to have been implemented since around 23.00 WIB, Monday (2/5).
“Karawang Barat KM 47 – Karangmukti KM 86 (Cipali Toll Road) CONTRAflow is IMPLEMENTED on the right lane, so that the queue is orderly,” tweeted Jasa Marga.
Jasa Marga also reported that the rest area or rest area in East Karawang towards Cikampek was opened/closed on a situational basis. This is done to prevent the accumulation of vehicles at rest areas which can cause congestion.
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