The delivery service company J&T Express, carried out the laying of the first stone for the construction of a bridge for residents of Tedunan Hamlet, Wonosari, Sine District, Ngawi, East Java which connects it to Kawung Hamlet, Sidomukti, Jenawi District, Karanganyar, Central Java. This activity was also attended by the Wonosari Village Head and was carried out as an official sign of the start of bridge construction on July 29, 2021.
"The construction of this bridge is a form of J&T Express concern and assistance to support community accessibility, especially Tedunan Wonosari Hamlet, East Java and Kawung Sidomukti Hamlet, Central Java, we hope that through this infrastructure improvement in the future it will be able to provide more efficient route access, especially to support the local economy ", said Adriansyah Halim, Assistant CEO of J&T Express.
The assistance for bridge facilities with a length of 23 meters and a width of 1.2 meters which is close to the residents' rice fields is considered to have a positive impact on the needs of the people of Wonosari Village and Sidomukti Village, because after the bridge is completed it will make it easier for residents to carry their crops across the river and can also be passed. two wheeler.
Previously, the people of Wonosari Village who wanted to go to Sidomukti Village only crossed the river when the water receded by passing river stones and it was very risky, especially for children who came home and went to school or Koran, with the realization of the construction of this bridge the villagers felt very helpful.
"I represent the people of Wonosari Village, thank you very much for the help and support for the bridge construction from J&T Express, which is currently very much needed by our villagers," said Hartanto, Head of Wonosari Village, East Java.
The same thing was also expressed by Suwarjo, the Head of Sidomukti Village, Central Java, he also represented the residents of Sidomukti village who had long been waiting for a bridge to cross the river, "We are very grateful for the attention of J&T Express, with this connecting bridge it will facilitate the activities of residents and our children," he said.
Despite the current pandemic conditions, J&T Express, supported by the local community, continues to implement the development implementation with strict health protocols, by wearing masks, maintaining distance and washing hands to maintain mutual comfort. The construction of this bridge is targeted to be completed by the end of September 2021.
In addition to the health protocols implemented in each activity, all J&T Express employees are being vaccinated in stages, so that the health condition of field performance is well maintained. Likewise, disinfectant spraying is carried out at the sorting center and packages before being delivered to customers.