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10 June2009

THE INAUGURATION OF SURAMADU BRIDGE  2009

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Suramadu Bridge is a 5,438 m long bridge connecting Java island and Madura Island. Considerd as a longest bridge in Indonesia so far, Suramadu Bridge becomes a new landmark of Indonesia, especially East Java Province. Officially started in 2003, the construction is Undertaken simultaneously on all of its three parts, both Surabaya and Madura side as well as central part comprising approach bridge and main bridge. Suramadu Bridge is inaugurated by President of the Republic of Indonesia Susilo Bamabang Yudhoyono on 10 June 2009.

Stretched across Madura Strait, this bridge consists of three parts, namely causeway, approach bridge and main bridge. The bridge provides four 3.5 m width two-ways line and two 2.75 m width emergency lines. Special line for motorcycle rider is available along the outer side of the bridge. Two causeways connect the bridge with the land across the shallow water at both sides. The 672 m long approach bridges link causeways with the main bridge. The main bridge is made up using cable stayed construction supported by twin towers erected 143 m high. The bridge allocated 35 m high free space above the sea level to accomodate shipping traffic accross Madura  Strait.

Suramadu Bridge is built to increase transportation traffic of people and logistics from and to Madura Island. The increasing traffic is believed will accelerate development in Madura Island which less developed than other parts of East Java Province. Hopefully, the bridge will pace the growing economics activity of this area. Whereas, the instant economic benefit comes from revenue of toll charged to every vehicles pass the bridge.

 

 

 

TECHNICAL DETAILS

STAMPS

 

Classification of Issuance

:

Special Stamps

Product Code

:

091109

Issue date

:

10 June 2009

Designs and Denominations

:

1/3 Surabaya Access;

2/3 Surabaya Bridge;

3/3 Madura Access;

Denominations 3 x rp 1.500,-

Size

:

41.06 mm x 25.31 mm

Perforations

:

12.75 x 13.50

Sheet Composition

:

15 pcs (3x5)

Price per Sheet

:

Rp 22.500,-

Colours

:

4 colors separation + 1 invisible ink

Paper

:

Tullis Russel

Gum

:

PVA

Printing Process

:

Offset

Printing Quantity

:

300.000 sheets

Designer

:

ArComm

Printer

:

AMG Security Printing

SOUVENIR SHEET

 

Product Code

:

091409

Price

:

Rp 10.000,00

Printing Quantity

:

30.000 pcs

Designer

:

 

 

 

FIRST DAY COVER (FDC)

Product Code

:

092107 1 - 2 (2 covers)

Price

:

Rp 6.500,00 & Rp12.000,00

Printing Quantity

:

5.000 pcs

Designer

:

Tata Sugiarta

 

Stamp Sales Period                    : 10 June 2009 31 December 2012

Period of Validity For Postage      : 10 June 2009 31 December 2014

 

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